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Tourist Guide

Please note that as there no requirement for a licence or permit to provide services as a tour guide in Ireland, the information below given is for general information purposes only.

The Association of Approved Tourist Guides of Ireland is the professional association of Tourist Guides who are approved by Failte Ireland and FETAC (Further Education and Training Awards Council). 

While there is no requirement for a licence, it is advisable to note for anyone providing a service as a tour guide in Ireland including establishing a place of business in Ireland or providing a service without establishing in Ireland, would have to comply with Irish law (i.e. tax etc).

General information

Further information

If you are a tourist guide who is looking to provide services in Ireland, you may obtain further information in the about us section and the membership section of the Association of Tourist Guides of Ireland website in the links below.

Contact details

Please find below the contact details for the Association of Approved Tourist Guides of Ireland.

Please contact the membership secretary David Harrington on 01 8462231 for queries relating to membership.