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Meet Our Ireland Driver Guides

We provide Qualified, Professional and Knowledgeable Driver Guides to make your tour of Ireland as wonderful, relaxing and informative as possible.We select the Driver Guide we feel is most suited to your group requirements to ensure you have "The Perfect time" in the Emerald Isle.

All our driver guides have the legally required Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Licence, relevant driving licence as well as full comprehensive insurance on all our touring vehicles. Here is a selection of our very best Ireland Touring Driver Guides.

Paul Feehan

Transport Manager & Senior Tour Guide

Paul is from Dublin and is a Failte Ireland Approved Tour Guide which he qualified with distinction. Paul has traveled the length and breadth of Ireland with both small and large groups. Paul has a comprehensive knowledge of Ireland and its history and having driven Heads of State and Kings and Queens, you can be assured of Royal treatment from Paul. His interests are history, politics and reading. Paul is also responsible for fleet management and tour logistics.

Expertise: Small to Medium Sized Groups & Tour Logistics
Favourite Place: Dublin, Killarney & Tipperary

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Martin Wilde

Senior Driver Guide

Martin Wilde is from Kenmare in Co Kerry. Martin is one of Ireland’s most respected leisure touring driver guides with a passion for service and great experiences. He is  great at finding wonderful dining experiences and taking clients on a magical journey through Ireland with his great wit and wisdom. Martin specializes in medium size groups and family tours.

Expertise: Special Interest & Luxury Private Guided Tours of Ireland
Favourite Place: Kenmare, Beara Peninsula, Gourmet Stops

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Maeve Kelly

Senior Driver Guide

Maeve is a native of Donegal in the northwest of Ireland who lives in Wicklow.
Maeve has a degree in Irish Archaeology and Celtic studies from University College Cork and has studied landscape gardening in the National Botanical gardens in Dublin.Maeve loves nothing more than getting out walking in nature and being active. A keen birder and botanist; the Burren in summer time is one of her favorites! In Ireland there is so much to explore off the beaten path and that’s just what Maeve wants to share with you.

Expertise: Archaeology, Flora, Celtic mythology, birds, walks & trails.
Favourite Place: The Burren, Beara Peninsula, Western Islands, Donegal.

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Dermot Fogarty

Senior Driver Guide

Dermot is from Dublin and has traveled extensively in Europe, USA, and Canada. He worked in various jobs in the hotel industry before re-training as a second-level teacher. It was in bringing students on school trips for 25 years that he became interested in guiding people abut the fascinating history of Ireland. He qualified as a driver-guide from Bord Failte in 2006, and never looked back. Loves being on the road with history, literature and archaeology.

Expertise: Small to Medium Group Touring Specialist
Favourite Place: Dublin, Northern Ireland & Donegal Highlands

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Eric Lye

Golf & Small Group Specialist

Eric Lye is a small group specialist touring guide with ten years experience in Ireland and Scotland. Eric hails from Limerick and is an active member of the local Historical Society. Eric’s background is in catering and hotels where he ran many successful restaurants in Ireland and UK. Eric is a keen golfer, gardener and also keeps horses which he enjoys in the local countryside. A True Renaissance Man.

Expertise: History, Heritage & Golf Tours
Favourite Place: west coast, limerick and wild Atlantic way

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John O’Sullivan

Small Group Driver Guide

John is a proud Kerryman, living in Dublin for the past 40 years. He grew up in a small village pub in Kilgarvan and attributes his deep interest in Irish social history to the many hours he spent listening to and admiring the wonderfully colourful people of his childhood.
He is equally proud of his country and gets particular pleasure when people from other countries appreciate its beauty, charm and rich culture. Facilitating this appreciation would be the prime objective in his role with Ireland Chauffeur Travel.
John is deeply interested in Irish culture, history and physical landscape. He is also a fluent Irish speaker and an avid follower of traditional Irish music. Being a Kerryman, He is an ardent fan of Gaelic Football.

Favourite Place: His favourite place by far on this planet is The Dingle Peninsula, with its scenic beauty, distinct culture and visitor-friendly disposition.

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Mary O Leary

Small Group Tour Specialist

Mary O Leary is from Co. Cork and is extremely passionate about Ireland and it’s wonderful scenery, culture and traditions. Mary has a keen interest in gastronomy, historic houses and gardens and equestrian sports. Mary takes great pride in beef farming alongside her family both in Ireland and in France.

Having extensive experience in Ireland’s hospitality industry throughout the years, Mary’s impressive portfolio includes Business and Executive Coaching, Hotel & Tourist Accommodation Assessment, Hotel Management and Customer Service Training for The Irish Tourist Board.

Expertise: Small Group Tour Specialist
Favourite Place: Kinsale, Dingle, Killarney and Cork of course!

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Tom O’ Toole

Driver Guide

Tom hails from Co. Wexford in the “Sunny South East” and has lived in North County Dublin for the last 20 years. Throughout the last 30 years, Tom has worked and travelled across the globe in the hotel & cruise ship industry and has worked at the highest levels in hospitality & customer service. He describes himself as being a true ambassador for Ireland and aims to ensure that every client experiences real Irish hospitality. Tom enjoys the outdoors and adventuring off the beaten track into Ireland’s real heart. Loves driving and sharing the many spectacular views across the 32 counties.

Expertise: Adventure Touring, Horse Racing, Music and Private Guided Tours
Favourite Place: Wexford, Cork, Kerry and The Wild Atlantic Way

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Michael Prendergast

Small Group Driver Guide

Michael is one of Ireland’s most respected touring driver guides and hails from the Kingdom of Kerry. Mike has a passion for ensuring every tour he does reaches the highest standards of perfection. To this he gives all his energy, charm and wisdom. There is not a single area of Ireland that Mike is not familiar with and he is as comfortable on a leisure tour as he is with a group of golfers. Michael has also been known to burst into song from time to time. Has an amazing ability to take you to the most beautiful parts of Ireland.

Expertise: Dublin, West Coast, Golf Tours
Favourite Place: The Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula. Skellig Michael is a must.

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Breda Kieran

Family Tour Specialist

Breda is from Co. Louth and has quickly become a client favorite of all the touring guides in Ireland. She has a love for all things Irish and has a particular keen interest in Agriculture, being from a farming background.

Expertise: Family Tours, tours with children and agricultural tours.
Favourite Place: Northern Ireland including Giants Causeway and Antrim Glens

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