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The McNamara Tour experience of Derry City & Northwest Ireland is  dynamic, interactive and riveting
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Educational Trips to Derry & North-West of Ireland with McNamara Tours

(Education + Excursion) is an educational programme designed with dual objectives to sensitise the students of schools and colleges towards an experience of "on-the-spot learning with pleasure" and exploring the spectrum of environmental, geographical, historical, biological, scientific, social and cultural facts.

Target Audience

  • 2nd Level Students
  • 3rd Level Students (History Students)
  • Nature, History Groups/Societies
  • Youth Group Tours


McNamara Tours scoops esteemed Merit Award of Excellence from CIE Tours International
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McNamara Tours Story

Ronan McNamara set up McNamara Tours eight years ago, creating a tour experience that is dynamic, interactive and riveting. The tours will catapult you into a world steeped in Irish history; inspiring you with tales and anecdotes about our roots and what makes us such unique people. Ronan McNamara is a man with a story in every corner, a tale to tell for each drop of history that you see and he knows every secret etched on the walls of Derry City.

A family man who boasts an impressive knowledge - local, national and international - Ronan is a natural storyteller and breathes life into each and every word. Born of Buddhist and Irish extraction his uniqueness lies in his cultural mix and his great Irish accent. Ronan and his team will bring you on a tour to remember. And if you don't believe what we say, listen to the Testimonials and then we suggest you join Ronan and his team and travel to the heart of Irish history with his multi-award winning company.

McNamara Tours offers varied and engaging walking and bus tours around the historic city of Derry:
  • City Walls
  • Guildhall
  • St Columba's Cathedral
  • Tower Museum
  • Railway Museum
Our informative, interactive and entertaining tours are open to all individuals and groups including special interest visitors. Tours last approximately one hour and depart from The Guildhall on Guildhall Square.

One bit of advice - be prepared for our fresh air and chilly weather. Visit Ireland's Weather Forecast on: and dress for the occasion!

McNamara Tours is a Merit Award of Excellence winner with CIE Tours. Visit CIE Tours website
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Derry-Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013
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