Clonmacnoise and Birr Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



English (fluent)

Private Tour for 1-7 Persons

In 1979 the Pope mobile came to Clonmacnoise so in 2018 I invite you to take the Pod mobile to that most sacred of places Clonmacnoise. Just a comfortable 1 hour from Galway crossing the Shannon at Shannonbridge with a 90 minutes stop for a guided tour. Our next stop is the heritage town of Birr where we will take a lunch stop. We then head back westwards to cross the Shannon again at Portumna to view this historic town and its contemporary association with the gaelic game of Hurling. Onwards to Pallas Castle - a well kept secret in the rural landscape and finally to Loughrea and St Brendan's Cathedral a treasure house of the Celtic revival in the early 20th century Ireland. After a full day it back to our Hotel or accommodation.



Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel,
cruise ship or other accommodation

End location: I will drop you back to your hotel,
cruise ship or other accomodation

Duration: 6 hours


In a fully licensed and insured Volvo S80 D5 auto (air-conditioned) with a passenger capacity of three persons.

Please contact me for prices for groups of 5- 8 persons.

What’s Included

Transport from your accommodation in the morning
and back to your accommodation at the end of the day.
Guiding Services for the day.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 EUR - admission to various sites

What’s Extra

Food and refreshments and personal shopping.


Some sites have in-house guides and I defer to them in that case.

A Recent Review of this tour

Paul went over and beyond our expectations! His efforts paid off, too. We were able to visit the people and places of our ancestors. It truly was a magical day and we have Paul to thank for it!
Monica Keogh White

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