Cultural Tourism Ireland was established in 2010 by Lisanne O’Loughlin and Dr Stephen Mandal.
Together, we have over 60 years experience in academia and research, commercial archaeology, education (of all ages from pre-school to post-graduate level) and educational travel. We have brought together our wealth of knowledge and experience to make us the perfect partner for discerning travelers seeking a richer experience of Ireland.
Our impressive array of national and international awards and accolades are testament to the quality of our services, and the care we give to our clients and the communities in which we work. They include:
- Acclaimed by Keith Bellows, Editor in Chief of National Geographic Magazine in his book ‘100 Places That Can Change Your Child’s Life: From Your Backyard to the Ends of the Earth’
- Winner of the Irish Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 – Best Innovation in Responsible Tourism.
- Awarded an honorable mention in the Educational Travel Community’s 2012 Responsible Tourism Showcase Awards
- Winner of the Small Business Marketing Award in the 2012 and 2015 Meath Business and Tourism Awards
Through unrivaled access to specialist experts who are leaders in their respective fields, we lend visitors a deeper insight into Ireland’s wonderful cultural heritage. Each of our experts are chosen for their expertise, affability, and enthusiasm for their particular research interest. Our expert guides will lead you into an unforgettable and fun experience. Travelling Ireland in the hands of our experts will give you an unique and enthralling insiders view.