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Noel Carroll

Creating lasting memories of travelling to different & exciting places around the world is what it is all about! That trip you talk about for years to come is why we continuously love to travel and get that buzz to do it again. My Company Carroll's Tours was created based on a customer driven approach and the love of promoting Ireland as a world class destination to visit.
Carroll’s Tours are an Irish Inbound Tour Operator providing an extensive range of bespoke tour packages across Ireland.
With over 20 years experience in Irish Tourism, our team of travel experts provide the highest standard of expertise, customer care & knowledge that will make your trip to Ireland a 'once in a lifetime experience.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Carroll's Tours covers the island of Ireland North & South. We can offer an extensive range of activities from Day Tours, Self Drive & Guided Tours, Walking/Hiking Tours, Heritage, Cultural, Pilgrimage Tours, Culinary Packages, Whiskey & Brewery Tours and Adventure Packages. "

How did you get involved in travel?

"I am born & bred in Dublin, coming from a proud Irish family background that were traditional Irish musicians My family operated a tourism chain of Irish Gift stores across the country. With over 20 years experience working in Irish tourism and helping overseas visitors experience the best of Ireland has been with me since my early teens. I have built longstanding relationships with all the leading tourism suppliers which has helped in offering the best quality packages & prices in Ireland."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"I would say the most exciting trip I have had was in Thailand a couple of years ago.
What stands out in my mind was the stops in Chiang Mai Mountains in northern Thailand, an area eminently suitable for driving an 'off road buggy' in a muddy forest. We took a coach along narrow, muddy mountain tracks and rugged paths, almost like an obstacle course, as you experience the excitement of cross-country travel while enjoying the beautiful natural scenery of northern Taipei.

I can't leave out experiencing the Full Moon Parties in Koh Phangan. The world's three biggest wild parties on the 15th day of each lunar month: a "Full Moon Party", where tens of thousands of people gather at the Moon Beach in Haad Rin Bay to drink, set off fireworks, listen to music, and party all night.

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Noel is part of the following groups: Ireland Travel Agents
The spectacular Cliffs of Moher
7 Days in Ireland - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

Have a week to spend in Ireland? In seven days, you can road trip through many of the country's best-loved places, or stick to one region to go beyond the highlights. Pick up a rental car and hit the road to explore Killarney National Park and the Dingle Peninsula, enjoy urban adventures in Limerick, Belfast, and Galway, hike along the Antrim Coast, or cycle the beautiful Ring of Kerry: read on to learn more about your options.

The beautiful beaches of Achill Island, County Mayo.
North Ireland Road Trip: Belfast, Donegal, Westport & Galway - 10 Days

This relaxed 10-day trip takes you on a scenic self-drive tour of Ireland's north. Pick up your car in Dublin and head to Northern Ireland to spend two days exploring Belfast and the Giant's Causeway. Cross into Ireland to journey through the counties of Donegal, Sligo, Mayo, and Galway, where you'll stand atop the majestic Slieve League cliffs, hike up Connemara National Park's rugged mountains, and drive sections of the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way. Spend your evenings in charming and atmospheric towns like the music hub of Westport, the picturesque harbor of Portstewart, and the bustling bayside of Donegal.

The medieval ruins of Ross Castle, Killarney National Park.
Ultimate Ireland Road Trip: Dublin, Killarney, Dingle & Galway - 7 Days

Experience the best of Ireland's coastal scenery, historic sites, and vibrant cities on this week-long self-drive adventure. Starting in Dublin, this circular route takes you south to the Rock of Cashel and Ireland's second city of Cork, before heading into the wilds of Killarney National Park and along the spectacularly scenic Ring of Kerry. After a day spent exploring the Slea Peninsula and the seaside village of Dingle, you'll head up the west coast to hike along the Cliffs of Moher and spend a final night in Galway, enjoying the music, arts, and "craic" of the European cultural capital.

Cliffs of Moher
Ultimate Ireland Road Trip: Dublin, Killarney, Doolin, Westport, & More - 14 Days

This ultimate self-driving tour of Ireland is filled with adventures in historic towns and along scenic coastlines. Start in Dublin before exploring the villages of Laragh, the medieval Rock of Cashel in Cork, and the hiking trails in Kinsale. Then, tour Killarney, the Ring of Kerry, and Inch Beach off the Dingle Peninsula. The final leg of the road trip takes you to the must-see Cliffs of Moher, bohemian Galway, and two historic national parks before a final night in Derry.

A beach on the Ring of Kerry route
Classic Ireland Adventure - 7 Days

This guided road trip is the perfect introduction to Ireland for newbies. Over the course of a week, you'll visit both classic icons as well as some off-the-beaten-path sites—paired with beautiful landscapes and gentle walks to breathe in the fresh air of Ireland’s spectacular Wild Atlantic Way. In the evenings, partake in the local pub experience with a pint of Guinness and traditional Irish music. The tour starts and ends in Dublin where you can bike and kayak to some of the capital's best sites.