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Shanakee Adventures in County Leitrim is a bespoke adventure tour company with storytelling at its heart. Shanakee means storyteller and Samuel Brett is a third generation storyteller. Shanakee Adventures travels around Ireland and Scotland all year round, weaving storytelling into the touring experience.

Shanakee Adventures in County Leitrim was founded by Samuel Thomas Brett, a native of Ireland’s ancient landscapes. Samuel is the nephew of renowned sculptor and mythmaker

Michael Quirke of Sligo. The fascinating story of the

butcher and storyteller has become a part of the fabric of the local

heritage of the Northwest.

Samuel has years of

experience as a national tour guide and skills as a spoken word

performer, musician and traditional artisan. Enjoy off the beaten track

exploration of the Celtic world to bring the family story, huge

archive of recorded stories and native spirit to life in a unique and

engaging way.

Take a scheduled tour and visit an array of magical places. You can also build your own bespoke adventure tour and custom made itinerary with Shanakee Adventures. Choose the location, activity level, destinations you would like to visit and places you would like to stay. See Ireland through a storytelling lens, bringing history to life and explore the Celtic heartlands.

Why we like it
  • Shanakee Adventures is a bespoke adventure tour company helping to create connections between people, landscape, culture and history.
  • Samuel Brett is a third generation storyteller.
  • Choose the location, activity level, destinations you would like to visit and places you would like to stay with a tailor made tour.
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Drumahaire, Co. Leitrim, Ireland
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