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. Dermot has an interest in history, literature and archaeology and loves being on the road.