Find out more about Irish Coaches : We were established in 1997 and w e have grown to be one of Ireland’s Leading Coach Tour Operators. We pride ourselves in offering the QVSP model to our clients –

Quality – vehicles, all top grade & drivers who are all smartly dressed, friendly and knowledgeable about all corners of Ireland.

Value – for money, speaks for itself!

Service – from enquiry stage through to operations, daily staff meetings on operational issues in order that everyone is briefed on upcoming work. We are on the end of the phone 24 hour a day while your group is in Ireland so you always have contact with us.

Price – our rates are very competitive in Ireland, we offer discounts on volume business for series work so drop us a line with your requirements. You can reach us at 01878 8898 or email operations@irishcoaches.ie or through our Contact Us page.



Dónal Hughes, Managing Director

Dónal has worked for over 40 years in the Irish Tourism Transport Industry including the coach industry as well as with the Irish Airline, Aer Lingus. He has served as President of the Coach Tourism & Transport Council on a number of terms.


Sandra Curtin, Executive Director Sandra Curtin

Sandra has worked for Irish Coaches since 1998. Previously she worked at the Shelbourne Hotel and before that as manager of O’Dowd’s Irish Pub in Kansas City, Missouri. She holds a BSC  (Mgmt) from Trinity College and an MBS in Strategic International Marketing from Dublin City University. Sandra has recently completed a Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute.


Lily Nguyen, Accounts, Operations, Sales.

Lily arrived in Ireland from Vietnam in 2006. She worked in the Tourism and Hospitality industry there in the luxurious Phu Hai Resort Hotel in Phan Thiet City. When she arrived in Ireland she worked in the Tourism industry here before starting with Irish Coaches in 2013. She has a Diploma in Tourism Hospitality from Vietnam and has a Diploma in Sales from Dublin Business School. She is currently studying for her ACCA exams.


Holly Banks, Operations.

Holly graduated in 2015 from the University of Limerick and headed to Germany to breed horses. She has since worked in Insurance and then she joined Irish Coaches in November 2018. She looks after the Coach Manager system and operations as well as liaising with clients on their requirements and in turn with suppliers.


If you need more information about Irish Coaches, just email us on operations@irishcoaches.ie