John Ducie Private tour guide in Dublin, Galway, Killarney - Ireland

John Ducie

Guide profile:

I am a native of Dublin with a passion for sharing Ireland's culture and heritage to visitors and love meeting them and showing them the very best experiences possible. Both as a driver guide and a walking guide. I am an experienced guide, a Failte Ireland (Irish Tourist Authority) Approved National Tour Guide, a member of the Approved Tour Guides of Ireland and licensed to drive up to 16 people in minibuses and limousines. I am also a professional Genealogist and Family Historian who graduated with the National University of Ireland Certificate In Genealogy and Family History and a Member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. I am a Graduate of The National Botanic Gardens of Ireland and in the past a professional horticulturist, garden historian and landscape designer. I also have an Hons B Business (First Class). I am a past Vice President of The National Trust for Ireland, a past President of the European Network of National Heritage Organisations and a past Chairman of the Heritage Gardens and Designed Landscapes Committee for Ireland. I was a member of the World Heritage Site Management Plan Committee for Bru na Boinne for many years where the famous Newgrange Passage Grave Tomb is located and currently a preferred guide to the wonderful Powerscourt Gardens in Co Wicklow where I am currently researching for a book on the history of the world famous gardens.

Tour guide services/sample itinerary:

Dublin is an ideal location to explore Ireland’s Ancient East with numerous sites within easy traveling distance of the city. We have devised a number of day tour itineraries in different directions that will bring you to some of the best of them.

Introduction to Dublin

Tours of the Historic City

Irish Identity Walk

Gardens Tours


Boyne Valley Tours

Tracing your Irish Ancestors

Transportation by tour guide:

E Class Mercedes thats seats up to 4 passengers

Private sightseeing & group tours offered by this guide:

Boyne Valley - The Heartland of the Irish Nation Price Per Group 410.00 USD
Introduction to Dublin Price Per Group 410.00 Euro
Introduction to Dublin Tour Price Per Group 400.00 USD
Irish Identity Tour (Walking Tour in Dublin) Price Per Group 300.00 Euro
Wicklow Mountains Highlights Price Per Group 410.00 Euro

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