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Hibernian Hijinks: A DBC Irish Pub Tour

The Detroit Bus Company

Friday, March 14, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)

Hibernian Hijinks: A DBC Irish Pub Tour

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Hibernian Hijinks: A Detroit Irish Pub Tour Ended $35.00 $1.87

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Not your typical harps and shamrocks junk here. This one is a full-on Detroit Irish history tour, with perhaps an emphasis on the pubbier portion of the evening. So if you know your whiskey from your whisky and you also know that "The Last Unicorn" is not in fact the Irish national anthem, join us for some shenanigans, Detroit style. We'll be hitting some fine Irish pubs and hoisting a pint or three.


Pick ups in Royal Oak at Gusoline Alley at 6 PM, Ferndale in front of Rosie O'Grady's at 6:15 PM, and downtown at Foran's Grand Trunk at 6:55 PM.

Mickey Lyons earned her BA in literature from Wayne State and her Masters Degree in Irish Language and Literature from Boston College, and is happy to be back in Detroit. She is currently avoiding working on her PhD in literature and art history, and prefers to spend her time guiding tours and playing with her rescue dog Anna Jameson.




What happens if I miss the bus? Will the bus wait for me if I'm late?


If you miss your pickup in Royal Oak or Ferndale, you can beat the bus down to Grand Trunk in Detroit and hop on there. We can't hold the bus for you if you're late, though. Sorry to be so mean about that. There's a schedule to keep and we want everyone to have a good time.


Can I drink on the bus?


Yes, within reason. Take it easy, lampshade. You're on a starting and stopping bus and there aren't frequent bathroom breaks. No, you can't pee on the curb. Also, please only bring things with lids; no open cups. Small coolers only, since the big ones are a safety hazard. And it's just plain illegal to take any open container on or off the bus. Drink on the bus? Sure. At the bar? Absolutely. But no drinks in the no-man's-land in between the two.


What if I can't show up? Will my friend be able to go instead?


Totally. Just let us know ahead of time via and we'll update your tickets with the new name or send them with your printed tickets.


Will you be selling extra seats at the bus?


Nope. Sorry. All passes gotta be bought online. There's a limited number of seats and we want you to have plenty of room - no roof riders no matter how badass that might sound.


What's your refund policy? I want me dubloons.


We'll gladly refund your tickets seven days prior to the day of the event. After that, there's no refunds. Sorry to be so mean about it.


What about weather SNAFUs?


We live in Michigan. Sometimes Mother Nature likes to throw us a curveball. We keep safety as our highest priority. In case of gnarly weather, you'll receive an email the day of the event with a raincheck/snowcheck date. If you cannot make the rescheduled date, you'll get a voucher good for a future tour with us.

Have questions about Hibernian Hijinks: A DBC Irish Pub Tour? Contact The Detroit Bus Company



The Detroit Bus Company

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