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Coiste - Irish Political Tours

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Fascinating Tour, we learned so much from Rab. He isn't just a tour guide, he is living, walking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
slinky2711
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USA
Great way to learn about the "troubled times" in Northern Ireland

Growing up with parents from NI it was interesting to be in the company of ex prisoners whether... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
alliglenn
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Melbourne
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fascinating Tour, we learned so much from Rab. He isn't just a tour guide, he is living, walking history of a piece of Northern Ireland. You can look him up, Rab Kerr, he does come up! It's not just a "tour" but really a visit...More

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Peadar W, Guest Relations Manager at Coiste - Irish Political Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Your description of Rab is very apt. As with all the Coiste guides he recounts his story and that of the nationalist community based on experience. Thanks for your review and I will ensure Rab is aware of it.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Growing up with parents from NI it was interesting to be in the company of ex prisoners whether with the IRA or UVF and hearing their recounts of what they experienced during this time. Robert was an ex IRA member who was imprisoned for many...More

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Peadar W, Guest Relations Manager at Coiste - Irish Political Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

A chara thanks for your review. It is most appreciated. I will pass it on to Robert. As with all our guides Robert's is a story and narrative based on a life of activism.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a not to be missed tour in Belfast. Really informative and having guides from different political ideologies is an interesting concept and the overall picture of the troubles. We really enjoyed this.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour lived up to our expectations. Our guide Sean was the perfect host. Made us feel welcome and answered all our queries. Thanks for everything

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this tour last week and were a little hesitant as we were not sure about it's content. Happily i can say the tour was amazing. It was so informative. Thanks to our guide Pat, you were brilliant

Thank treat123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rocky lead our tour from Divis Tower, and it was worthwhile to hear his perspective of the Troubles. He did a great job sharing his experiences while highlighting history and connecting episodes to where we were standing. After 90+ mins, we were handed off to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can recommend this tour as I found it to be very informative and interesting..Our guide, a former political prisoner gave us an account of the British/Irish conflict as he experienced it. This is the essential tour to take in Belfast.

Thank saerlaithmcann
Peadar W, Guest Relations Manager at Coiste - Irish Political Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A Saerlaith thanks for this review and your recommendation that our tour is "essential". Glad it was informative and interesting for you. Is mise Peadar

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Coiste - Irish Political Tour of the Ballymurphy Story in West Belfast was the highlight of my trip to Belfast a few days ago. Rocky, the Coiste tour guide, was top notch with his presentation of the events that took place in the Ballymurphy...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour, which was conducted by former Republican prisoners, is not to be missed as it educates in a very real sense. Thanks to our guide Pat and all at Coiste

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a not to be missed tour. Bring your comfy shoes, it is a lot of walking. Rab, a former prisoner did a wonderful job explaining what happened, and putting a personal lens to it. It was fascinating to hear the perspective of someone...More

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