I just returned from Tommy and Saundra's tour. To describe it in a word: incredible. This is a tour that shows you some truly authentic Ireland. Historical sites, small towns, exciting music, mouthwatering food, and some truly wonderful pubs. They are friendly and knowledgeable and they work with some extremely knowledgeable experts as well. By the end of the trip, it felt like I was leaving home, not going back. Don't use one of the big tours. Go with Tommy and Saundra. You won't regret it (except, of course, until you try one pub's fish and chips, and then you'll regret that you can't get that everywhere you go).