Our Office Team & Touring Team
We are Ireland Private Guided Tour Operators & Driver Guides based in Cashel, Tipperary. We are experts on Ireland as your private touring destination and delivering to you the most wonderful private touring experience available in Ireland.
Our office is in the Town of Cashel in Co. Tipperary. Our office is one hour from Shannon, 90 Minutes from Dublin and 75 minutes from Cork Airport. We can be contacted on 1-(800) 329-9138 or by e-mail.
Luxury Events & Tours Ltd – International Roads Transport Operators Licence No. 3767
Shane Leahy – Managing Director & Tour Operator
Shane is a professional Tour Operator with Degree in Hotel Management from The University of Birmingham followed by a Masters Degree in International Tourism and Economics from The University of Limerick. He completed three years professional experience with inbound Tour Operators before working full time on unique and interesting private guided tours.
Interests include Information Technology, Social Media, Photography, Gastronomy, Music, Sports, Travel and Arts. Shane Holds a Certificate of Professional Competence in International Road Passenger Mgmt – CCP 6923 / 2010
Orla Kelly – Sales Director & Office Manager
Orla is a professional Event Planner with a degree in Tourism and Business Management from the University of Birmingham. Orla has gained her experience in Ireland’s top five star hotels, The Merrion and St Helens in Dublin. From there she became Sales and Marketing Manager in Masterchef Hospitality and arranged some of Irelands most prestigious Events and Weddings.
Orla’s interests include country living, horses, culinary arts, gastronomy and traveling in her spare time.
Alison Lonergan – Private Guided Tour Consultant
Alison is from Kilmoyler Co Tipperary and has graduated with a Distinction in Tourism with Business from Waterford Institute of Technology. Alison has previously worked in the retail tourism sector where she gained valuable experience and is now enjoying her career as an inbound tour operator.Alison’s interests include travelling throughout Ireland, playing GAA, socializing and hiking with her dog. Her favorite places in Ireland are Killarney, Dingle and Galway.
Joe Murphy – Private Guided Tour Consultant
Joe has returned to his home town of Cashel, County Tipperary, to work with Ireland Chauffeur Travel. He has third-level honors qualifications in history, geography and international relations and applies this knowledge to the tourism sector. Joe is passionate about Irish history and stories. He is a keen golfer and one of his speciality areas is creating customised golf tours in Ireland and the UK. Joe’s favorite golfing areas in Ireland are the south east and south west – from Mount Juliet in Kilkenny to Waterville in Cork, with a detour along the coast to Doonbeg and Ballybunion. Joe also specialises in Scotland tours.
Michelle Lee – Private Guided Tour Consultant
Michelle is from Norton, Massachusetts, and graduated with a Masters in International Tourism from the University of Limerick. She is passionate about Ireland and enjoys planning trips for others to come experience the country she now calls home. Michelle’s interests include travelling Ireland and the world, learning the sport of hurling and enjoying the local Irish culture. Her favourite areas of Ireland include Galway, Killarney and Kinsale.
Aoife Ryan – Private Guided Tour Consultant
Aoife is from Ballymore in West Tipperary. She has a grá for (love) for all things interior design & music. Aoife enjoys getting to know new people. Her two favorite places in Ireland are County Galway and County Kilkenny. One of Aoife’s favorite things about Ireland is the local produce and showcasing gourmet Ireland. In her spare time she loves checking out new places to eat with her friends and family.