See the real Ireland in the hands of professional driver guides with Ireland’s fastest-growing tour specialists Matthews Coach Hire.

Matthews' range of tours opens up the north-east of Northern Ireland and the border region to a vast range of visitors who experience the undiscovered jewel of Irish tours, and they don't stop there. From Equestrian and Whiskey Trails to 'Castles and Craic', you'll find a whole new way of looking at the whole of Ireland on
Contact them for details of the Pub Tour of Ireland, the Northern Ireland Adventure, the Celtic Fling Tour and many more ways to experience the country in a way that you never thought possible.
Matthews has an extensive range of short breaks and day tours. Their luxury short breaks are generally four days in duration and with an ever-expanding year-round programme covering destinations such as Donegal, West Cork and Bantry Bay, Historic Wexford and race meetings at Aintree and Cheltenham.
They offer a full programme of guided day tours within Ireland, which makes them extremely popular with groups who get to see the country's beauty spots and return to base on the same day.
Matthews travel vouchers are incredibly popular and can be purchased by contacting the company on 00353 4293 78188 or
They do all the work, all you have to do is enjoy the trip. They look forward to welcoming you on board.
  • Destinations include:
    • Giant's Causeway
    • Wicklow and Powerscourt
    • Carlingford Lough
    • Strangford and Downpatrick.

    Matthews also operate the first regular tour from Dublin's hotels to the Titanic Experience in Belfast, which includes a tour of Belfast. Matthews Coach Hire is constantly active in promoting the north-east as a destination to potential tourists in both the United States and Europe.

    “Because of the Troubles, both sides of the border were seen as somewhat off the tourism trail until recent times,” said Colm Murphy, Travel Coordinator with Matthews Coach Hire. “There are few trips to compare to the likes of Slieve Gullion, the Mourne Mountains, the heritage sites of the Boyne Valley, or the medieval town of Carlingford.”

  • Golf Tours

    If you are a golf fan, why not put yourself in the hands of the professionals and let Matthews Coach Hire and their US partners Jenny's Irish Tours make your golfing holiday one to remember. Under the guidance of Damian Keegan, they provide a full service from your door to the 18th hole – and the low-down on the best way to play the best courses in Ireland. With some US playing partners on board the tours, you will have your own Ryder Cup tournament every time!

    Their golf guide has over five years' experience with the Professional Golfers' Association and gives you unique guidance and advice on all the courses, as well as a wealth of stories.

  • Meeting Your Needs

    They offer a wide selection of specifically designed tours and can also meet any requirements you may have. Once you contact them, their expert team will liaise with you every step of the way to make sure every detail is covered.

    They have an up-to-date fleet of air-conditioned executive and mini-coaches with Wi-Fi and superb facilities. With a comprehensive knowledge of Ireland their driver guides make your tour much more than you would ever expect. Driver guides are friendly, knowledgeable, professional and fully-trained in every aspect of their job. They know Ireland intimately and are there at all times to provide the best advice on where to dine, shop and visit.

    But it's the personal touch that sets them apart. From the moment you get in touch, you will realise that they offer special care and attention that's second to none. 

    Matthews' commuter, corporate hire, and tour services have been built on the highest standards of customer safety and comfort. It was these standards that have seen them secure numerous awards for safety and industry leadership, as well as securing a prestigious contract at the London Olympics 2012. They are experts at dealing with social groups and would be delighted to talk to your club or association about special group rates.

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