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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
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
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
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
IrishMonasticTours, Owner at Irish Monastic Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 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.
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
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.
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
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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
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
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
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
Therese promptly gathered us from our pier and escorted us on the best tour we have ever had! We drove up the Causeway stopping off at Carrickfergus Castle, Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, scones at the Glenarm Castle's walled garden's tea room, and then a thorough tour...More
We had an amazing day with Therese. Because some of us speak english not that good, she organized a german speaking guide who did a great job as well. Everything was perfect, instead of the wheather ;-).
I highly recommend this agency.