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Irish Monastic Tours offers a variety of tours exploring the archeology and history of monastic Ireland and its saints. Dr Therese Cullen is an expert in Irish Studies, will lead people into the very landscape in which these monastic men and women...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
35 Ava Avenue, Belfast BT7 3BP, Northern Ireland
+44 7513 295292
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We just got back from a 9 day boutique tour with Irish Monastic Tours. Our group consisted of two young-at-heart couples and arranged accommodations and in-country travel by car with the company. Dr. Therese Cullen was tremendous in her work to make our trip comfortable,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Funseeker1957
IrishMonasticTours, Owner at Irish Monastic Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Many thanks, Tom. It was a delight showing yourself, Charlene, Deb and Glen around Ireland. I look forward to to your next visit. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Therese was so enthusiastic about the monastic sites, castles and little towns that we visited. She's very knowledgeable and had great itineraries for the days we spent with her. When planning our trip, she was efficient, communicating quickly with me. I would highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

We hired Dr. Therese Cullen to be our private guide for a day, since I managed to wrench my knee and couldn't do the steps on the tour buses very well. It was the highlight of our trip! My parameters were that I was interested...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We saw all these places Sunday 18th August. Some of the Classical Association of Ireland saw some of them 4 years ago, but well worth seeing again. Dr. There Cullen is an enthusiastic and energetic guide. She did her PhD on Saint Patrick so there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

I was so pleased that Dr. Cullin was willing to provide a small private tour of the Monastic Islands on Lough Erne for our group of three. We enjoyed the information that Therese tailored to our level of interest and spending time with her was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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IrishMonasticTours, Owner at Irish Monastic Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Thanks for the kind review. It was a pleasure showing you around Lough Erne. I'll be sure to pass on your regards to Barry.

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Dr. Cullin crafted an amazing trip based on my specific needs. My goal to see much of how Christianity grew over the centuries and how the monastic influence directed Christianity in the past can be used contextually today was exactly what I was hoping for....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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IrishMonasticTours, Owner at Irish Monastic Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Many thanks for the kind review, Mike. It was a pleasure to take you around and show you some of Ireland's great monastic centres. Looking forward to working with you and your congregation in the near future.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Ok, so first the bad... I had booked a July tour in November. When I saw it was a tour led by a PhD focusing on St. Patrick, I jumped at it! I actually planned my entire 3 week vacation in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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IrishMonasticTours, Owner at Irish Monastic Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

I'm very sorry you were disappointed with what you feel was a poor service. I am however glad that Duane did an excellent job and that we were able to arrange that for you. If you every come back to Ireland we'd be more than...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Thérèse Cullen knows Ireland. From history to religion, from folk tales to folk musicians, she simply knows all things Irish. If it's just you or if you have a large group, she can tailor your tour and make sure everyone enjoys themselves. We had up...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Therese will customize an Irish tour for big or small groups. She covers the Republic and Northern Island. Although she focuses on religious sites, she covers other topics as well. Her approach is very personable and casual. She has a doctorate in Irish Church history,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Therese knows so much about the landscape and its history - ancient to present day - as well as the kinds of tips like where to eat that are so helpful for tourists. I would take another tour in a heartbeat! She offers tours all...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Sorry for the delay, Gunnsi. I'm glad you found my website. Yes, I do tours all year round. Were you looking for something in particular?