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Office Team

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


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

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Orla Kelly – Sales Director & Office Manager

Alison Lonergan

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.

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Alison Lonergan – Private Guided Tour Consultant

Alison Lonergan

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 Sports & Socializing. Her favorite places in Ireland are Killarney, Dingle and Galway.

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Eibhlís Maher – Private Guided Tour Consultant

Eibhlis Maher

Eibhlis ( Pronounced “IE-L-ee-sh”) is from Freighduff, Cashel, County Tipperary and has graduated with a second class honours Masters in International Tourism from the University of Limerick. She is extremely passionate about Irish History and Heritage, as she previously studied a BA in English and History at the University College Cork. Her interests include Macra na Feirme, the rural youth organisation, which she is a very active member of, public speaking, poetry, swimming and being very actively involved in her local community. Her favorite areas of Ireland are Killarney, West Cork and Ireland’s Ancient East.

E-mail Eibhlis

Michelle Lee – Private Guided Tour Consultant

Michelle Smith

Michelle is an American from Norton, Massachusetts and has 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.

E-mail Michelle

Aoife Ryan – Private Guided Tour Consultant

Veronica Dunne

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 & County Kilkenny. One of Aoifes favorite things about Ireland is the local produce. In her spare time she loves checking out new places to eat with her friends & family.

E-mail Aoife