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Private tour guide Colm

Colm S.

Carrick on Shannon, CO. LEITRIM, Ireland

Hi, I'm Colm and I live in the North West of Ireland.

I started a business here almost 20 years ago providing a local taxi service in the Leitrim / Sligo area (near The Wild Atlantic Way). Since then we have added minibuses to our fleet.

During my years of driving customers, I have met mainly American, Canadian and Australian visitors among other nationalities who have asked me to take them sightseeing. I have custom designed tours to meet their specific needs and interests. One of the more regular requests is helping people in their search for their Irish roots. This would include visiting cemetries, churches, geneology centres and speaking with local people who have decades of local knowledge.

In 2004, President George W. Bush arrived on Air Force One into Shannon Airport and I had the privilege of being the personal chauffeur to an ex marine who was head of security at Dromoland Castle in County Clare before and during the visit.

In September 2006, I was also involved in driving VIPs for the Ryder Cup which was held at the K Club, Straffan, County Kildare.

In May 2017, I had the pleasure of driving Dixie Carter for the making of a TV documentary in County Leitrim with Ant and Dec and have driven many famous people over the years.

Having lived in this area all my life I have extensive knowledge of the highways, by-ways and back roads. The area has so much to offer and is truly worth a visit. The region has had very little tourism marketing over the years in comparison to other parts of rural Ireland such as Kerry (Ring of Kerry), Clare (Cliffs of Moher), Galway (Connemara) and Mayo (Croagh Patrick).

I can provide customised bespoke packages tailored to your needs and can cater for 1 to 24 passengers.

I love this aspect of my business the most and I look forward to meeting you and sharing all the beauty this region has to offer. Colm.

A Recent Review of this guide

Fantastic day with Colm. He picked us up from the train station and spent the day with us, customizing to our wants. He is very knowledgeable and shared lots of information. We were particularly interested in locations related to our family, and Colm did his homework! Very accomodating and easy-going, the day was a pleasure from start to finish. We would recommend his services to anyone interested in Leitrim, Sligo county area. Thank-you, Colm!
Tim Wagner

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Credentials

Garda (Irish Police Force) Vetted
Holder of SPSV and LPSV Drivers Licences (Public Service Vehicles for taxis and minibuses)
Full Clean Irish Driving Licence (no penalty points)

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