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John M.

Donegal, Ireland

John M, from Donegal, Ireland. Fáilte go dti Dun na nGall agus go dti Eireánn - Welcome to Donegal and to Ireland.

Having lived and worked all my life in Ireland my favourite thing in life is to show visitors what this wonderful country has to offer.

I am based in the northwest of the country in an area called Donegal. I travel extensively throughout the country. I conduct a mixture of one day tours and multi-day tours. I am a qualified Tour Guide and registered with the Association of Tour Guides in Ireland and also approved by the Irish Tourist Board.

I provide transport for your tour in a modern and clean, fully licensed mini-bus and I am also licensed with the Irish Taxi Regulator.

I am a retired Police Officer, having spent 30 years in the Irish Police (An Garda Siochana), therefore I have the experience and the knowledge to help make your visit a memorable one and at the same time give you that extra secure feeling.

My day tours are based in the Northwest and North of Ireland, while my multi-day tours take in the whole Island of Ireland. When visiting Ireland, if you include the Northwest and North of Ireland, you will experience a portion of Ireland which as unspoilt. You will get close to the more recent history of Ireland and experience a much wider version of Irish history than you will in some other locations. History in the North and Northwest can be brought to life by people with real life experience.

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A Recent Review of this guide

We took the Malin Head and Wild Atlantic Way tours with John and we can't speak highly enough of him. He is a tremendous guide. He brought us to wonderful places we could hardly have reached alone and on the way he told us about history and faries. He is so friendly and loves Donegal. He never rushed us, even joining in trying to solve my nephew's complicated "who dunnit" misteries. Donegal alone is absolutely worth the trip to Ireland and we unanimously voted John as our favourite person on this trip!
Gabriella Cabassi

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Approved Tour Guide with the Irish Tourist Board (Failte Ireland),
Licensed Public Service Vehicle Driver by the Irish Taxi Regulator.
Qualified Mountain Leader with the Irish Mountaineering Council (B.O.S)
Vehicle is licensed by the Transport Authority of Ireland.
Retired Police Officer (30 years experience with the Irish Police - An Garda Siochana)

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