You can book via email, phoning in advance, via facebook chat or just on arrival but we do recommend booking in advance to ensure a space. Our staff are really very knowledgeable and have tried and tested many of the best tours.

1. Shamrocker Adventures

Experience everything Ireland is famous for – standing on the awesome Cliffs of Mohr, the stunning landscapes of the Giant’s Causeway or the wild Burren. You can even kiss the Blarney Stone! Enjoy some smooth Irish whiskey, take in the vibrant pubs of Galway with its traditional music & dancing or check out the political murals of Belfast. The Shamrocker office is located at Kinlay House and tours depart from the hostel.

2. MacCoole Tours

These guys do the best tour of the Cliffs of Moher with great extras like a visit to their family farm, pet baby lambs and calves, and a free guided farm mountain walk! It’s an Irish family owned tour company from the wonderful West Coast of Ireland. Founded by cousins Caroline and John Connolly. Caroline has an M.A in Irish history and John has a B.A in Irish Heritage. Our families have been living and farming in the Burren area of Ireland west coast for over three centuries.

3. Dublin City Bus Tour

See Ireland’s capital from the top of an open top double decker. Buses leave from O’Connell Street and include full live ommentary. Tickets for this fun and informative tour can be purchased at Kinlay House.

4. Dublin Literary Pub Crawl

Pub crawl led by professional musicians who perform tunes and songs while visiting famous pubs in and around Temple Bar – a favourite with our guests.

5. Historical Walking Tours of Dublin

An entertaining tour led by Trinity College history students that provides an insight into the cultural, religious and political history of Dublin.

6. Over The Top Tours

Visit Wicklow and Glendalough and enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountains and valleys of what is called the “Garden of Ireland”, or take the ‘Celtic experience’ tour and visit the Hill of Tara, Seat of Power of the old High Kings of Ireland and wander the prehistoric tombs and underground passages and graves of Fourknocks, built before the pyramids of Egypt more than 5,000 years ago.

7. Wild Wicklow Tour

Go off the beaten track in a small Mercedes coach to see the most amazing spots in the Wicklow Mountains, accompanied by excellent and entertaining guides who speak of legends and folklore.

8. Backpacker Pubcrawl

The Backpacker Pubcrawl brings you the real Dublin, avoiding tourist traps and overpriced drinks, to give you an authentic night on the town. You’ll meet a “Dub” (aka Dubliner) or two, experience the great variety of Dublin’s pubs, and dance the night away with a new group of friends!