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Muiris W.

Caherciveen, Co. Kerry, Ireland

I take great pride in making sure my guests have a fun filled and authentic Irish experience filled with priceless memories.

I grew up on a farm along the Skellig Coast enjoying breathtaking views from my kitchen window of Valentia Island and the wild Atlantic Ocean. Calling to the most magnificent sites with stunning scenery and visiting villages full of character and charm, I will help bring them to life for you in a way that only a local can.

I am an experienced guide and I am a fully licensed SPSV driver with the Transport Authority of Ireland. Flexibility is very important for my guests and I can adapt and tailor my tours to suit your needs. Your holiday time in Ireland is precious and I am here to help you make the absolute most of it.

I now run the small farm I grew up on. On our farm are 2 ancient standing stones which always fascinated me as a child. I remember tourist calling to my home asking my parents for permission to visit the stones on our farm. We would sometimes grumble about the stones when they got in the way of cutting silage but for generations, they were never interfered with or moved, protected by piseogs, spells cast by the little people or Irish fairies. It would bring bad luck and misfortune to damage them. And so now it is my turn to protect them. Thankfully it was because of the standing stones on my farm that I started guiding.

The Skellig Coast and the Iveragh peninsula has the highest concentration of archaeological sites in Ireland. When building my tours the difficulty was leaving out sites as there are so many wonderful sites along the Skellig Coast to explore.

Skellig Michael is understandably the rock star and it is no surprise that it is surrounded by a constellation of stunning and fascinating historical sites. Many come to see the rock but leave amazed at the extent of the surrounding beauty, the charming cluster of colourful seaside villages and the distinctive heritage - From a time when life first walked on land at the Tetrapod Tracks; through to the early Christian era; on to the pioneering days of telecommunications at the landing site of the Trans Atlantic Cable. This is a coast that boasts a heritage of early adapters, pioneers and innovators.

This is my home. I am very proud of it and I take great pleasure in showing you around.

Credentials

SPSV Drivers Licence issued by the Transport Authority for Ireland and the Irish Taxi Regulator

Restrictions

None.

Guide Requirements for Ireland

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Skellig Coast Vikings, Monks and Chieftains,...

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Magnificent Stone Ring Forts and Viking house remains on Beginnis in,...

778 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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Stories told in stone along the Skellig,...

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Explore the hidden gems off the beaten track along the Skellig coast,...

581 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

9 hours 30 min.

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Skellig Ring Star Wars Day Tour

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Explore the Skellig coast and discover why this special corner of planet,...

627 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

9 hours 30 min.

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