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Desmond Campbell

Belfast Green Badge and Clifton House White Badge

I offer tours in Belfast city and County Antrim. Both coach and walking tours. I love to engage with groups explaining architecture and history of the city but also the Irish language and politics and government too. Folklore and traditions and Titanic maritime history are other themes which I deliver to groups. I am always keen to extol the virtues of Belfast writers and some of the great literature which has been produced here.

Email:dctranslator8@yahoo.co.uk

Mobile:‭0044 7751 300 679

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, Spanish, Italian, French

Jacqueline Connolly

QQI LEVEL 6 National Tour Guide Ireland (Failte Ireland)

Over 30 years in the Tourism & Hospitality Industries has afforded me Extensive Experience both in Tour Guiding & Tour Management. I am a fluent Spanish Speaker and Interpreter.  Whether it is Cultural, Historical, Corporate, Conference, Incentive, Gastronomic, Educational, Sporting Events, Irish Camino Tours, Student Exchange, Pilgrimage Tours, Cruise Ships, Airport Transfers, Coach Tours, Walking and City Tours. Bespoke Itineraries for every event.  Rates available on request.

Email:Jacqueline.connolly11@yahoo.es

Mobile:0044 7715 402 112

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, Spanish

Other Areas:Republic of Ireland

Other Interests:Irish Camino, Saint Patrick’s s Trail, Ulster Way, Kerry Tralee Camino

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Audrey Moore

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I aim to enhance the tour experience for local and overseas visitors alike by providing professional, friendly, informed, interesting and enjoyable guided tours.

Email:audemoore@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7933 280 167

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Carolyn Forster

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Born and bred in Northern Ireland, I have lived, been educated and worked all of my life in Belfast. Since successfully achieving my qualification in 1995, I have guided many visitors from all around the world sharing knowledge, enthusiasm and fascination of my home country. I am sensitive, articulate and professional in tailoring the tour to suit the visitors requests.

Email:cpforster@talktalk.net

Mobile:0044 7801 240 850

Landline:0044 28 9079 1649

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:No

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Mairead Sweeney

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Guided tours in Towns and cities, Historic buildings, Gardens, Religious sites, Museums represent some of my many areas of interest. I enjoy tailoring visits to suit group or individual preferences. I am happy to accompany groups on site tours, driving or themed walking tours and special interest tours. As a language graduate, I also guide in French and Spanish.

Email:maireadsweeney@talk21.com

Landline:0044 7754 235 706

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, French and Spanish

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Bronagh Masoliver

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

History, agriculture, flora & fauna & folklore. Specialities include tours of Derry Walls, murals and Giant’s Causeway Tours in French, Spanish & Catalan.

Email:bmtoursinfo@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7988 838 473

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, French, Spanish and Catalan

Ian McCutcheon

NI Blue Badge and Fáilte Ireland Local (Fermanagh)

Fermanagh & Enniskillen (Ireland’s only Island Tours)

Own transport – Fleet of Coaches, Minibus and Chauffeur Cars.

Email:lanMcCutcheon21@hotmail.com

Mobile:0044 7779 026 597

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:Yes

Languages:English

Other Areas:Co. Donegal

Dolores Vischer

Belfast Green Badge

I love to share my passion for Belfast with visitors and locals: revealing hidden gems and some of our city’s fascinating stories. I have a wealth of knowledge about music and the arts – with Belfast now a UNESCO City of Music. My specialist tours include: ‘Belfast Music’ , ‘Punk Music’, ‘Cathedral Quarter Arts’, and ‘Artists and Activists’.

Email:CreativeToursBelfast@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7305 754 028

Website:Creative Tours Belfast

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Tours:• Music, Belfast UNESCO City of Music, Street Art, Art, Public Art of Belfast, The Arts

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Donna Fox

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

My tours portray the passion for my country and include our history, traditions, cuisine, myths & legends. Visitors reiterate that I have a friendly persona, am flexible, punctual with a proven track record of providing engaging and diverse tours since 1997. Book a tour with me, I can prepare a tailor made itinerary and rest assured you won’t be disappointed

Email:info@donnafoxtours.com

Mobile:0044 7990 575 630

Landline:0044 28 3752 4684

Website:http://www.donnafoxtours.com

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, French

Other Interests:Apple Blossom/Orchard Tours, Food Trail Tours

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Silvia Ballocchi

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Tours in Italian in Northern Ireland. Passionate about the Maritime Heritage of Belfast and the Christian Heritage of County Down.

Email:silvia.ballocchi@gmail.com

Website:http://www.guidaturisticairlanda.com

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English and Italian

Gwen Chambers

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I love to welcome visitors to Northern Ireland; where there is something for everyone.

I guide on coaches, lead walking tours and private tours, and I can plan itineraries for particular interests.

I live in South Down where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea; this area has much to offer:  mountains, coastline, museums, parks, outdoor activities, and shopping, showcasing local artisans.

Email:gwen.chambers@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7926 770 570

Landline:0044 28 4176 5030

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Lois McCullough

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Walking tours of Belfast, particularly the city’s Victorian heritage

Tours of the Antrim coast and Giant’s Causeway

Tours of South Down, particularly Newcastle and the Mourne area

Email:mcculloughlois@hotmail.com

Mobile:0044 7533 026 230

Landline:0044 28 9028 4582

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Eugene Kielt

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Based at Laurel Villa Boutique Guesthouse in Magherafelt and specialising in poet Seamus Heaney. My Tour of Heaney Country, the authentic and original Heaney tour, is rated 5***** by Tourism NI. Tour options include pre or post tour tea & gourmet scones in our wood-pannelled and poetry bedecked dining room.

‘The most informative, exciting and moving tour I have ever experienced’ –  The Guardian

Email:info@laurel-villa.com

Mobile:0044 7720 666 324

Landline:0044 28 7930 1459

Website:http://www.laurel-villa.com

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:No

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Interests:Seamus Heaney Country

Sabine Kirsch

Belfast Green Badge

I have been guiding in Belfast and Northern Ireland since 2009. I am specialised in Walking tours in Belfast and tours to the North Antrim coast and the Ards peninsula. I am guiding in German and/or English. I am flexible and do general tours as well as special interest tours depending on the wishes of the tourists involved.

Email:skwalkingtours1@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7923 361 864

Website:https://skwalkingtours.webador.co.uk/

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:German, English

Justin Macartney

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I know the Antrim Coast exceptionally well, many of the places I know are not accessible by full size touring coach! Familiar with Belfast I can usually relate a connection between the Province and other countries. If I know where a group originates from I will go out of my way to discover links with that country.

Email:justin.macartney@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7771 721 919

Landline:0044 28 9336 6583

Website:http://www.causewaycoast.co.uk

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Interests:CS Lewis, Jewish Groups

Peter McCabe

Student Guide

Email:Pmtours27@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7596 603 463

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Paul Corken

Belfast Green Badge and Clifton House White Badge

I offer walking tours of Belfast and coach tours of Belfast and the north coast, including Game of Thrones locations. I can conduct these in three languages, as I am fluent in both French and Spanish.

Email:pcorken@icloud.com

Mobile:0044 7763 888 757

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, French and Spanish

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Paul McIvor

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Tourism professional with over 10 years’ experience working in this field. As a Blue Badge Guide, I love nothing more than showing off our hidden gems and uncovering our stories for visitors. Specialist interest areas include – Belfast City Highlights Tour. Titanic. Stormont and NI Government. The 3 P’s: “Partition, Peace Lines and Peace Process”

I also love The Causeway Coast and the wonderful ‘maiden city’ of Derry-Londonderry.

Join me and let’s explore even more together!

Email:paulmcivor@icloud.com

Mobile:0044 7803 929 748

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Eilish Quigley

Fáilte Ireland Local (Derry & the NW)

Walking tours / Step on Guide for historic tours of Derry~Londonderry, Inishowen to Tour operators, groups, schools and individual travellers

Available for special literary heritage tour of the city of Derry~Londonderry ‘Tale of Two Cities’

Email:eilishquigley@hotmail.com

Landline:0044 7790 050 496

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Barry Flynn

Belfast Green Badge

Belfast’s heritage and history.

Victorian walking tours and Troubles-related tours (1920s and 1970s).

Cemeteries walking tours.

Belfast’s sporting heritage.

Belfast and Ulster Hall boxing.

Belfast’s historic bars. 

Email:finnbarrofloinn@gmail.com

Mobile:‭0044 7899 961 197‬

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

(Laura) Lolly Spence

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I enjoy developing bespoke tours for groups and individuals of all ages. What I bring to the job is enthusiasm, knowledge, humour and common sense – as well as going the extra mile to ensure visitors are cared-for, educated and entertained. As a former BBC producer, I like to find new ways of sharing our wonderful local stories.

Email:lspence@hiddenulstertours.com

Mobile:0044 7900 988 886

Website:http://www.hiddenulstertours.com

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English and Ulster Scots

Other Regions:Extended tours throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

Other Interests:Bespoke Genealogical Tours, Food Tours

Lynn Corken

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I do all sorts of tours in several languages including my native English, Spanish, Portuguese and French. I do extended tours all over Ireland for Rick Steves Europe. I have a keen interest in history, politics and current affairs, and love to share my passion for Ireland. I also do Van Morrison themed tours in Belfast and County Down.

Email:lynncorken@hotmail.co.uk

Mobile:0044 7779 102 448

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Anne Johnston

Belfast Green Badge

I am born and bred in Belfast and love sharing stories of the people who walked our streets and founded Belfast and what it is like to live and work here. My tours will have some history, culture, politics and some typical Belfast humour.

I provide walking tours of Belfast, the Ulster Museum, Stormont Estate and the Titanic Quarter.

Email:annejohnston@walkbelfast.com

Mobile:‭0044 7837 637 485‬

Website:http://www.walkbelfast.com

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Paul O’Kane

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I offer Bespoke Tours of Northern Ireland’s cities, attractions and hidden gems.

I have a passion for Ireland’s culture, history, heritage and its beauty and continue to study, visit and experience it every day. A native of Belfast, my speciality is in tailoring my popular tour options to your bespoke needs to give a unique entertaining experience. No two tours the same!

Email:paul.okane65@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7710 105 188

Website:http://www.legendtoursni.com

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Uwe Klein

Student Guide

Email:uwe4@hotmail.com

Mobile:0044 7738 428 213

Landline:0044 28 6638 9836

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:German

Other Regions:Extended tours throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

William George Connolly

Student Guide

I am currently focused on extended tours for special groups, religious groups mostly from USA, Large performance tours, choirs and orchestra, for Discover Ireland Tours. I also do brochure tours for My Ireland Tours.

I also do the occasional Belfast City tour for independent operators.

Email: willamconnolly@btinternet.com

Mobile:0044 7740 578 187

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:No

Driver Guided Tours:Yes

Languages:English

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Aidan Walker

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

As a lifelong resident of Belfast he has extensive knowledge and experience of the city and can tell its story from many perspectives – Historical, Political, Cultural and Social.

He is passionate about Northern Ireland and loves sharing all the great locations and experiences available for visitors.  His passions include the Belfast and the Titanic stories, The Giants Causeway, Antrim Coast and Derry’s Walls.

Email:aidan@belfasttourguides.com

Mobile:0044 7828 176 076

Website:http://www.belfasttourguides.com

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Michelle Proctor

HSE Level 3 - Belfast

I am an experienced guide offering tours of Belfast and Northern Ireland in English and German. My tours are delivered with enthusiasm, knowledge and Belfast humour.

Email:meproctor2005@yahoo.co.uk

Mobile:‭0044 7926 007 872‬

Walking Tours:Yes

Coach Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, German

Other Interests::History of Irish Food

Cathie McKimm

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I’ve a keen interest in political, cultural and arts heritage, and how the political structures and conflicts have impacted the cultural and social landscapes of Northern Ireland.

More than anything, I’m interested in seeing and reinterpreting my own country through the eyes of our diverse visitors, enriching my own experience and understanding as a citizen of the local and the global.

Email:cathie@cathiecms.com

Mobile:0044 7874 023 528

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:No

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Trevor Russell

Belfast Green Badge

I am a qualified Belfast Green Badge Tour Guide who has spent all my life in Northern Ireland. I grew up during the ‘Troubles’ and have witnessed many dark days in our province’s history.

However, I am delighted that those days are past. Northern Ireland and especially Belfast is a vibrant, exciting and thriving place to visit. I would really appreciate the opportunity to take you on a walking tour to reveal the history, people and traditions that have made this city.

Email:Trevor.russell1@btopenworld.com

Mobile:0044 7974 304 348

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Coach Tours:No

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Colin Brown

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I like engaging with all people to help them get the best from their visit to Ireland. I aim to provide informed, balanced and enjoyable tours; blended with Irish humour!

I believe Tour Guiding is a passion and it affords me the privilege to meet people from many different backgrounds and countries, to help make their visit special and memorable.

Email:colinbrown4215@yahoo.com

Mobile:0044 7565 096 868

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Jennifer Wheeler

Fáilte Ireland National Badge

I offer both day tours and extended tours throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in English, French, German and Spanish. My speciality is my enthusiasm for all things Irish, combined with my professionalism.  This transmits itself to the visitors and makes for an enjoyable learning experience for all involved.

Email:jr_wheeler@hotmail.com

Mobile:+44 7549 395 339

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, German, French

Other interests:French School Groups

Other Regions:Extended tours throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

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Andrew Beggs

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Born, raised and educated within Belfast’s famous Industrial Triangle of Linen, Shipbuilding and Tobacco. Widely travelled and experienced in tour management throughout UK and RoI with professional qualifications in Passenger Transport Operations UK and Tourist Guiding NI.

Email:andrewbeggs@btinternet.com

Mobile:0044 7749 902 313

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:No

Driver Guided Tours:No

Other Interests:Scottish & Irish History

Janice Witherspoon

Northern Ireland Blue Badge
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As a resident of Glenarm, I am especially passionate about the Glens of Antrim and Causeway Coast. As well as tour guiding, I work professionally as a storyteller with a particular interest In history, mythology, stories of the landscape and local folklore. Being born and brought up in Belfast, I love to share with others the city’s history and recent transformation.

Email:jwithers8@yahoo.co.uk

Website:janicewitherspoon.com

Mobile:0044 7824 721 796

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Interests:The Glens of Antrim, Mythology of the Landscape

Barbara Boyle

Belfast Green Badge

Offering historical walking tours of Belfast City Centre / walking tours of iconic places of the recent Rock & Punk area/ Ulster Museum Tour specialising in Early Christian history in German and English (MA in English Studies /Translation)

Walking tours of Bangor Town Centre including Bell Walk and Walled Garden / Bangor Coastal Path and Strickland’s Glen

Email:bboyle92@qub.ac.uk

Mobile:‭0044 7883 993 867

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:German, English

Other Tours:Historical Belfast / Belfast’s Musical Kicks - Folk & Punk music / Ulster Museum

Sam McCallen

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I have been a tour driver on coaches for over twenty years. During this time I have been a driver, driver/guide and tour manager. My experience has been mostly in the British Isles although I have also covered parts of Europe. I have a general interest in all aspects of touring and with all Nationalities and age groups. I can provide modern transport in various sizes from 8 seats up to 53 seats.

Email:sammccallen@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7800 720 089

Landline:0044 28 9073 8057

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:Yes

Languages:English

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Min Shen

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Lived and worked in Northern Ireland for over 20 years, experienced and friendly Chinese tour guide based in Belfast, Guided Language in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English.

Email:dragonsimon76@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7402 801 510

Landline:0044 28 9046 0735

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:Mandarin, Cantonese and English

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Thelma Jackson

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I provide tours of Northern Ireland, specialising in Belfast City and Ards Peninsula. The relaxed tours are informative covering subjects which include history, religion, politics and current affairs however on request tours can be adapted to the needs of the individual or group.

Email:thelma_jackson40@hotmail.com

Mobile:0044 7879 666 364

Landline:0044 28 9044 8307

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:No

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages :English

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Martin McAuley

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Owner of the site www.ulsterwhiskey.com which celebrates the history of whiskey as it relates to Ulster. Capable of doing tastings as well as the industrial heritage.

Email:martymcauley@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7738 877 359

Website:http://www.ushkeytours.com

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Anna Phillips

Belfast Green Badge

I’m thrilled to offer you the opportunity to explore the hidden gems of Northern Ireland! With my over 10 years of local expertise, I’ll ensure you have an unforgettable experience. Join me on a day tour of Belfast, including the fascinating Titanic museum or marvel at the natural wonder of the Giants Causeway on the North Coast. If you’re looking for a longer adventure, I’ve got an exciting 8-day program which can include hiking through stunning trails, discovering local stories and legends, introducing to the rich history of the area and indulging in the delicious flavours of Northern Ireland (whisky tasting, cider, cheese and etc.)! Our adventure awaits ?

Email:annaphillips77@icloud.com

Mobile:0044 7500 004 968

Website:http://www.irelandbyanna.com

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:Russian, English

Christine Doherty

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Preference for Pilgrimage Groups and visits to sites associated with Clan O’Neill Heritage.

Email:christinedoherty945@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7784 352 832

Landline:0044 28 9447 2242

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Jennifer Sturgeon

Fáilte Ireland National Badge

Enjoy extended tours around Ireland, show casing our beautiful country.

Keen interest in walking tours, geography, geology, crafts  such as sewing and knitting.

Also knowledgeable about Seamus Heaney, W.B.Yeats, Oscar Wilde, Earl-bishop Hervey.

Co-founder of Hervey Heritage Group and Mountsandel Discovery & Heritage group.

Email:jennifer.sturgeon@btinternet.com

Mobile:0044 7818 036 404

Landline:0044 28 7035 4287

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

John Bradbury

Belfast Green Badge

As a history author, my specialities revolve around Belfast and its important citizens. Industry, the arts, history of linen are all interests of mine.

I am also knowledgeable about early Belfast life around the Entries and first streets.

Email:johnbradburyoak@gmail.com

Landline:‭0044 28 9066 7594

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Tours:Linen Heritage, Walking Tour of Lisburn

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Christine Leckey

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

The Linen Industry in Northern Ireland, the Linen families of the Bann Valley and the Linen Industry in Belfast and especially the role of woman in the industry and the role of woman generally in the economic life of Northern Ireland. Cultural, historical, social, economic and political life of Northern Ireland.

Email:cmlguiding@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7786 081 396

Landline:0044 28 9186 1908

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Interests:Industrial Archaeology NI, Woman’s Lives in NI

John B. Cunningham

Fáilte Ireland National Badge

Born in Donegal and lived mostly in Fermanagh. Over 20 years of experience guiding around the British Isles but especially Ireland and writing about Ireland’s history and heritage with about 50 published books so far and hundreds of articles printed in various journals including in the USA. I particularly like showing people around the beautiful lake-spangled County Fermanagh and Donegal and the rugged Wild Atlantic Way. I particularly like bringing people to meet with their ancestral homeland.

Email:adam4eves@aol.com

Mobile:0044 7855 325 693

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:No

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Interests:Irish History and Heritage especially N. West Ireland. Pre-Christian Ireland. Early Christian Ireland. The Ulster Plantation. The Great Irish Famine and Irish Workhouses. Irish Emigration. Literature and Writers.

Other Regions:All Ireland, Scotland, Wales, N England

Susan Hollywood

Belfast Green Badge

I am passionate about my city of Belfast and love nothing more than to meet other people and share my knowledge of Belfast through the stories of her buildings, rivers, artwork, culture but ultimately the people who made and make her. I have a particular interest in history and politics but can organise an itinerary to suit individual needs.

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Sue McKay

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I love to talk, meet new people and explore my home country of Northern Ireland. Working as a Tourist Guide allows me to do all three at the same time. My tours, whether on foot or on a coach, include some history, some social history, some cultural history, some politics, some current affairs and what it is like to live in Northern Ireland in general, all delivered with some gentle humour.   

Email:suemagmac@hotmail.com

Mobile:0044 7983 348 373

Landline:0044 28 9079 8809

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Interests:Walk – parks, forest parks and woodlands within 4 miles of Belfast City centre

Judith Skelton

Belfast Green Badge

My tours give an entertaining introduction to Belfast, covering architecture, history, politics and the stories of the people who have lived here. You will see the Belfast behind the tourist brochures and news headlines and I can adapt the tour according to your interests and time available. I can also help you with recommendations for the rest of your stay.   

Email:judithskelton@gmail.com

Mobile:‭0044 7857 934 925‬

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Máire Ní Threasaigh

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I am passionate about the countryside and the living legacy from times past, particularly pre Christian and early Christian sites as well as language, music and culture. Folklore and traditions also interest me greatly. I look forward to welcoming visitors to this beautiful island and to sharing facts, stories and anecdotes with them to ensure that they have as enjoyable a visit as possible.

Email:mairenithreasaigh@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7739 951 453

Landline:00353 74 917 6528

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Tim Conway

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I have a variety of tours on all the subjects listed above, as it is not mentioned I also do research into genealogy and family history. As well as these I also do tours of Scotland and England. My formal qualifications are B.Sc, (Cantab) B.A. (Hons) UU, M.Phil (TCD), Ph.D. (U.U)

Email:timconway@yahoo.com

Mobile:0044 7802 957 567

Website:http://www.irelandnorth.com

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:Yes

Languages:English

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Malachy Norton

Fáilte Ireland National Badge

Email:Malachy.norton@btopenworld.com

Mobile:0044 7751 849 315

Landline:0044 28 2587 9339

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:No

Driver Guided Tours :No

Languages:English

Tom Thorpe

Belfast Green Badge

I am an active local historian (Ph.D. in history), podcaster and Belfast resident. I offer city centre walking tours on people and places in Belfast’s history and a tour of its architecture. I also offer guided walks on lesser known aspects of Belfast’s history including the story of diseases and doctors and the city’s role in conflict.

Email:contact@drtomstours.com

Mobile:0044 7779 269 182

Website:https://drtomstours.com/

Coach Tours:No

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Tours:(1) Conflicted Belfast - a history the city in conflict since 1798 • (2) Medical history of diseases and doctors in Belfast.

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Robin Moffitt

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Irish history, pubs of Belfast, Belfast Walking Tours, St Patricks Country and Early Christian Heritage, Glens of Antrim and Causeway Coast, Conservation

Email:robin.moffitt@hotmail.co.uk

Mobile:0044 7972 196 066

Landline:0044 28 9185 2239

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Billy Scott

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Hello and welcome to touringaroundbelfast.com

I’m a Blue Badge guide experienced in all aspects of N.Ireland life available for coach, walking, and driver guided tours, PSV licensed and PSV insured.

I have a 7 seater Mercedes Viano and work regularly for many tour operators world wide as well as working regularly for Tourism N.Ireland.

You’ll see from my face book page or website that my guiding covers everything from Causeways, ropebridges and castles to peace walls, murals, fishing, surfing and swinging in trees.

Book me and we’ll have some craic.

Email:billy@touringaroundbelfast.com

Mobile:0044 7798 602 401

Website:http://www.touringaroundbelfast.com

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:Yes

Languages:English

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Maureen Maginnis

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Born and living in Belfast. Honours degree in Geography and accredited guide trainer.
Blue Badge guide for over 10 years.
Coach and walking tours for tour operators, school, student, retirement groups, cruise ships.

Tours:

Belfast
Giant’s Causeway and Antrim Coast Road
St. Patrick’s Country
Ards Peninsula
National Trust properties
Bespoke tours to all places of visitor interest

Walking Tours:

Belfast City Tour
Linen Quarter Tour
Cathedral Quarter Tour

Email:imhmaginnis@btinternet.com

Mobile:0044 7891 505 290

Landline:0044 28 9040 2347

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Alexandra Bellinghausen

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I would like to show you around Northern Ireland. Next to the well known places like Belfast and the Giant’s Causeway – there is so much more to see. Travel in the footsteps a of At Patrick, see the highest mountain in Northern Ireland and the Mountains of Mourne that sweep to the sea and its beautiful beaches. Relax and dig deep into prehistoric history of the lakes of Fermanagh or visit the Grand Houses of times past or Northern Ireland’s Maiden City

Email:alexbfelix@aol.com

Mobile:0044 7789 967 024

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English and German

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Bibi Barrett

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I have been guiding groups to Northern Ireland for many years. I have an all-round good knowledge of life in N Ireland and conduct Coach and Walking Tours of Belfast City, Coach Tours to Giant’s Causeway, St Patrick’s Country, City of Derry/Londonderry, Ards Peninsula, Co Down and Armagh. I also conduct tours in German.

Email:bibibarrett60@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7779 427 056

Coaching Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English and German

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Jackie Gillespie

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Email:jackiegillespie2003@yahoo.co.uk

Mobile:0044 7811 368 147

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Petra Herrmann

Northern Ireland Blue Badge and Fáilte Ireland Local (Derry & the NW)

Tour group guiding services since 2002

Guided tours in English and German in all major cities in Ireland. Derry – its medieval City Walls & recent history. Belfast – past present and future. Dublin, Cork, etc …

Tour Management all over Ireland & UK. Specialising in Geology, Nature, History, Legends, Christian Heritage, and Whiskey.

Email:petra@aboutulster.com

Mobile:0044 7779 319 676

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, German

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Alice McKeown

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I am a French and History teacher with a love of travel and meeting people from all over the world. In my spare time I enjoy reading and walking.

Email:alicemckeown@btinternet.com

Mobile:0044 7867 783 471

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English and French

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Angela Hunt

HE Level 4 Tour Guiding AND Belfast Green Badge

My personal interests focus on history, culture, arts, architecture, travelling, walking, reading, adventure and nature.

I am a highly skilled multilingual professional Green Badge and Level 4 tour guide.

My historical, nature, architecture and cultural tours are catered to exceed the clients’ expectations and let them discover the hidden gems of Ireland by visiting pleasant and memorable places, expand tourists’ cultural horizons and immerse them in exciting authentic cultural experiences.   

Email:angelica.hunt@btinternet.com

Mobile:0044 7487 720 867

Landline:0044 28 9146 3345

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:Russian, Romanian, Moldovan, Spanish, English

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Nollaig Neill

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Email:nollaig03@yahoo.com

Mobile:0044 7801 543 753

Landline:0044 28 9070 5202

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Ken McElroy

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Specialising in Belfast’s and Northern Ireland’s Industrial and Political History.

Email:info@kmtgs.co.uk

Mobile:0044 7801 541 600

Landline:0044 28 3884 0054

Website :http://www.kmtgs.co.uk

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Glenn Cross

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Email:see_with_me@hotmail.co.uk

Mobile:0044 7704 433 685

Landline:0044 28 9064 2271

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English, French and Spanish

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John O. McIlvenna

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

This fantastic country offers entertaining history, amazing landscapes and friendly people with intriguing customs. I am a keen Christian and know about churches past and present. I studied Irish history at university. After taking you through scenery not known to tourists, we must explore our trendy coffee shops and discover local foods. And there is sooooo much more…

Email:Johnomcilvenna@outlook.com

Mobile:0044 7816 969 350

Landline:0044 28 9083 5221

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Regions:Carrickfergus

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Lesley Doherty

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Over 5 years experience guiding in English, French and German tours

A local guide from Belfast. Enthusiastic, friendly and professional.

I have experience working with all ages and am currently employed by

Private tour companies

Cruise ship companies

School and student groups

Journalist and Business groups – MICE

Camping and Caravanning groups

Email:Lesley.doherty5@ntlworld.com

Mobile:0044 7921 169 364

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:German, French, English

Jamie Rocliffe

Student Guide

Offer Belfast city walking tours and full day tours to locations across Northern Ireland.

Interested in Northern Irish culture, heritage, and history.

Email:jamierocliffe@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7752 098 072

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

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Shirley Gray

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

Accredited Institute of Tourist Guiding (ITG) Trainer & Examiner

I have lived in Northern Ireland all my life. Even though I have experienced ‘The Troubles’ firsthand, I am passionate about my little corner of the world!

I provide guided private, coach & walking tours for locals and visitors, and can organise an itinerary to suit individual needs. 

I look forward to showing you this special place that I call home. 

Email:rsgray12@icloud.com

Mobile:0044 7511 177 718

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Interests:Geological Interest

Pamela Montgomery

HE Level 4 Tour Guiding

I like to combine my love of the great outdoors with my knowledge of local history to provide authentic and unique experiences. I aim to ensure that the tours I offer are sustainable and environmentally friendly by using the train to explore the coast of North Down, hopping on and off at various stations to discover hidden gems along the way.

Email:p-montgomery@live.co.uk

Mobile:0044 7702 713 564

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Tours:Sustainable tours by rail

Fiona Barton

HE Level 4 Tour Guiding

My interests are the history of Ireland, nature and wildlife. My speciality would be the Christian heritage of Ireland focusing on County Down which has many historically important monastic sites and churches.

I take walking tours of Bangor telling the development of the town from ancient monastic site to popular Victorian seaside resort through to present day.

Email:fionabarton.10@gmail.com

Mobile:0044 7412 218 221

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Other Tours:general coach trips from Belfast

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Ruth Hutchinson

Northern Ireland Blue Badge

I am a native of Northern Ireland and would love to show you around our beautiful country. A warm welcome guaranteed.

Email:ruth_hutchinson@hotmail.com

Mobile:0044 7754 697 767

Landline:0044 28 9447 9615

Coach Tours:Yes

Walking Tours:Yes

Driver Guided Tours:No

Languages:English

Gangolf Braband

Student Guide

Guided tours offered in German (native speaker) and English.

Main area of expertise is Northern Ireland more generally with a particular focus on Belfast (politics, culture, modern history, and social life (pubs)), Ards Peninsula (including Mount Stewart and Grey Abbey), Antrim Coast and Glens, and Causeway Coast.