Our guides' experience, dedication, and enthusiasm make them ideal ambassadors for your destination. They chart the course, finesse the details, and speak the language (English, as well as the local language). They also possess a truly rare skill, knowing when to let serendipity and inspiration take the lead.
Irishman Pól O’Colmain is a guide, artist, musician, poet, story-teller, folklorist, and teacher. Pól has also restored historic gardens, is fluent in Gaelic, and enjoys scuba diving and swimming daily, year round, in the Atlantic Ocean. Pól is often to be found walking in the hills around his home in rural West Cork, Ireland.
Dubhaltach O’Colmain is a guide, a working artist and musician, and often writes his own music and illustrates stories. Fluent in English, Gaelic, and Greek, he grew up on Great Blasket Island, off of Ireland’s west coast. Dubhaltach enjoys sharing his love of mythology, the sea, and the outdoors with travelers to Ireland.
Born in County Louth and fluent in Gaelic, when not guiding walking tours, Marie Cullen is an artist, working mainly in oils and mixed media. She hosted visitors on Great Blasket Island, over a mile off Ireland’s west coast, in a restaurant and guest house for 10 years before moving to County Cork and founding the Working Artist Studios. She also teaches art to children, adults, and people with special needs. Marie has studied various holistic therapies and swims year round in the Atlantic Ocean.
Born in County Kerry, Murchadh O’Colmain is a walking tour guide and musician—a skilled multi-instrumentalist with two different bands. Completing studies in horticulture, he is also an artist. Murchadh lives off the grid in a home he built himself where he grows organic vegetables when not exploring the trails of Ireland.