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Coiste - Irish Political Tours

10 Beechmount Avenue | Belfast, Belfast BT12 7NA, Northern Ireland
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We had a brilliant tour with Joe, will defiantly do it again. Very insightful, funny and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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"Dinker" provides an informative and insightful 3 hr. walking tour drawing from his personal... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Quinton O
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10 Beechmount Avenue | Belfast, Belfast BT12 7NA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brilliant tour with Joe, will defiantly do it again. Very insightful, funny and knowledgable.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

"Dinker" provides an informative and insightful 3 hr. walking tour drawing from his personal experiences and knowledgeability. This is an eye-opening experience.

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Coiste, Manager at Coiste - Irish Political Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Quinton: Go raibh maith agat! Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind review. I am sure Dinker will be delighted to see it :)

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I had a tour with Paul around the Ballymurphy estate (after doing the other Coiste tours), where he grew up / lived. As it was a tour done for research, and I was by myself, he kindly asked me if there was anything I wanted...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I visited Belfast with my nan in celebration of her 80th Birthday. My nan is incredibly interested in everything and anything political and grew up during the troubles in Northern Ireland so this Falls Road walking tour was a must do for her. As a...More

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Coiste, Admin at Coiste - Irish Political Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Go raibh míle maith agat, thank you so much Kate! It is great to see such a good review about our tour -and our tour guide ;) ! Nollaig Shona duit!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Knowing about The troubles was the reason why I always wanted to come to Belfast. I finally managed to learn a lot of things. Robert's insights and passion are invaluable. Thanks and good luck, Robert!

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

I enjoyed a three hour walking tour in November 2017 along the Falls Rd. with guide Robert. As a former political prisoner, he was able to tell the story of the Civil War from 1969 to 1998 from a personal Republican perspective. His accounts of...More

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Coiste, Administrator at Coiste - Irish Political Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Go raibh maith agat Muriel, thank you very much :)

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Did the Falls tour with Brian (Rocky) and it was breathtaking to learn about the Irish history from first hand. He gave a complete overview of the war as well as personal experiences, which for this kind of tour I think is the best you...More

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Coiste, Administrator at Coiste - Irish Political Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Dia duit Javier, a feedback email AND a review on TripAdvisor?! Thanks a million for all this positive feedback! Go raibh míle maith agat!

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Did the ballymurphy tour with Paul and can honestly say it was the most enjoyable tour I've ever done! He gave us a great insight into our history that u don't hear anywhere else! Couldn't recommend it enough! Well worth doing

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Coiste, administrator at Coiste - Irish Political Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Go raibh míle maith agat Mark, it's great to hear that! I will let Paul know about your feedback, he will be delighted.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

This was an amazing reflection on the Troubles in Belfast over the past 40 years. Paul (republican) and Robert (loyalist) gave both sides of the story from a personal perspective. If you want to learn more about what it was and is like for people...More

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Coiste, Administrator at Coiste - Irish Political Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Go raibh míle maith agat, thank you very much Joanne for your kind review! It is great you had such an excellent experience with Paul and Robert! Slán go foill, see you soon

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

After a spellbinding tour of the Falls road with Robert (the best guide ever!!) My girlfriend and I decided to stay on for a pint at felons with Robert, for more stories and ended up staying for 2hrs laughing and being astounded in equal measure!...More

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Coiste, Administrator at Coiste - Irish Political Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

James, a chara, thank you so much for your review. It seems you had both an interesting time and a bit of craic with our Robert! Don't hesitate to come and see us next time you cross the sea ;)

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