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Celine Rooney

Based in Kildare

Hi, my name is Celine and I live in Newbridge, Co. Kildare, but grew up in the beautiful seaside village of Laytown, Co. Meath. I have worked in the travel industry for over 20 years and still thrive on the pure happiness and enjoyment a holiday can bring to my...

Hi, my name is Celine and I live in Newbridge, Co. Kildare, but grew up in the beautiful seaside village of Laytown, Co. Meath. I have worked in the travel industry for over 20 years and still thrive on the pure happiness and enjoyment a holiday can bring to my customers. I believe my job is more than recommendation and advice, but a form of therapy. Travel is extremely therapeutic – it can increase your energy levels, help you think better and clearer, and make you happy – all the ingredients of an active and healthy mind.

I have always had the travel bug and love to explore new and exciting destinations, but I do have some guilty pleasures like Florida and New York where I keep going back! I got married in Central Park, New York and just love the city, while Florida is a place that keeps pulling me back, 9 times and counting. I’ve also visited several other North American cities from, Chicago, Boston, Washington, Miami, San Francisco, and Las Vegas to name just a few. Planning North American adventures has been a specialty of mine for over a decade. I love nothing more than combining a cruise with your American adventure and I have been fortunate to have visited over 10 Caribbean islands while on many different cruises include some of biggest and most modern cruise ships in the world. Symphony of the Seas, MSC Bellissima and Norwegian Bliss are just some of the more recent ones I had the pleasure of enjoying. I’ve been lucky to work and live in Canada for a year, travel extensively throughout Europe, while also visiting South Africa, Australia, and the middle east.

I have organised and travelled with medium to large sports groups, including several GAA teams to North America, as well as some Irish international teams.

With over 20 years’ experience in the travel business, I have gained a vast range of expertise, ranging from that North American road trip, cruising, safari’s, almost every European city, beach or ski resort, the list goes on. And more importantly is the experience of travelling with children. As a mother of 2, I know what it’s like, but can offer some useful tips and advice to make your trip less stressful and more memorable.

I take great pride in getting to know my customers and really understanding their requirements and offer a truly personalised service which is why Travel Counsellors is a natural fit for my business. With Travel Counsellors, we ensure you are always financially protected as we are licensed and bonded in Ireland with the Commission for Aviation Regulation.

So, if you are looking at your next family adventure, dream honeymoon, bucket list destination or just looking for a little travel therapy, give me a call.

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Customer Story 1

Absolutely couldn’t recommend Celine enough from the initial searching for holiday information to making the booking. Amazing altogether!

Esther Lannon, Cork
Customer Story 2

Great advice and recommendations. So helpful and very efficient service. I will definitely book through Celine again and I have recommended her to several friends and colleagues.

Lynn Walsh, Meath
Customer Story 3

Celine is a gem she helps with every detail and checks that you are satisfied and that you have everything in order. I will definitely be contacting Celine again in the future.

Philip Molloy, Meath
Customer Story 4

I have recommended Celine to a friend, she was very helpful and professional.

Aisling Howard, Dublin
Customer Story 5

I would highly recommend Celine! She is very professional, provides a very smooth planning process and excellent communication. I have never been on a Cruise before so with her world of experience with travel she has made me feel at ease and so excited to travel as everything has been taken care of.

Orlaith Halpin, Kildare
Customer Story 6

Excellent customer service.

Ciaran Curran, Meath
Customer Story 7

Celine went above and Beyond to ensure we secured the best booking to suit our needs, Celine advised us on details we had no idea about and the process was so easy. Celine replies very quickly to queries. We are so looking forward to our 2023 holiday thank you Celine.

Linda Melia, Kildare
Customer Story 8

Celine is very professional and very good at her job. A pleasure to work with.

Brian Creaby, Kildare
Customer Story 9

I would 100% recommend Celine, nothing was too much for her. I will be recommending her to my family and friends as she went above and beyond for me when I was booking my Australian holiday.

Cathy Birch, Dublin
Customer Story 10

Celine is just brilliant at what she does no matter what or where you want to travel she will make it happen. If I could give her 11/10 I would.

Brendan Barry, Cork
Customer Story 11

Celine was really helpful and very efficient when planning our trip to the US.

Mary Courtney , Dublin
Customer Story 12

Celine was very helpful and patient, I couldn't have asked for better. She was very professional and a lovely lady to deal with.

Michelle Collier, Meath
Customer Story 1

Celine was extremely helpful when we were looking for our family holiday. She was extremely patient and very thorough in finding a holiday suitable to our requirements.

Anne O'Sullivan, Cork
Customer Story 2

Celine always returns your calls and tries very hard (and succeeds) to be the best that she can be for her clients.

Pat Cuffe, Dublin
Customer Story 3

Celine created an itinerary with all my requirements and replied very promptly. She provides a great personal service.

Agnes Barry, Cork
Customer Story 4

Seamless booking experience with Celine. I got her to quote several different options and nothing was a problem.

Derek Lynch, Dublin
Customer Story 5

Celine was so helpful, patient and kind. Thank you.

Francess Crosse, Dublin
Customer Story 6

Very efficient, friendly and went above and beyond to help with all queries.

Carla Boyd, Antrim
Customer Story 7

Celine has been a dream to deal with and I look forward to doing more business with her in the future!

Sharon Kelly, Donegal
Customer Story 8

Celine was absolutely fantastic when helping me to book a trip to America. I couldn’t recommend her enough she was so helpful.

Molly Broughton, Westmeath
Customer Story 9

Celine was absolutely amazing especially with such last minute notice. She gave us everything we wanted and more. I would highly recommend her to anyone.

Katelyn Birch, Dublin
Customer Story 10

Celine was so attentive and listened to our requests to find us the best options for our family holiday. Thank you Celine!

Niamh Van Heerden, Laois
Customer Story 11

Celine's travel advice and expertise was excellent. She provided us with a suitable destination for our group holiday and it was excellent value too!

Tracey Maher Murray, Kildare
Customer Story 12

We had an absolutely wonderful experience booking our honeymoon through Celine. It is a very big holiday, a once in a lifetime experience that couples dream about. Celine's knowledge and skills directed us to the perfect location, Cancun, Mexico. A destination that has something for everyone. We had a couple of unforeseen issues while on holidays and Celine was contactable throughout. If something is to happen when abroad, be it a health issue, an airport issue, a stolen or a lost property issue, it is very rare to have someone at the other end of the line when you need them for advice etc. If we had booked through an online agency that closes their office at 5pm and at weekends we would have found ourselves in real bother. Celine was reachable for our entire holiday and helped us our considerably in any way she could and we won't forget her kindness. Absolutely amazing service! Thank you Celine!!

Sarah Jane McKenna, Meath

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My Blogs

Lights out, and away we go, with the kids!

Celine's blog, 20/05/2022

A formula one trip with the kids is not your usual sporting event to enjoy with the family, but when the kids are invested into the sport as much as the adults, it’s a perfect holiday. We surprised our kids, by driving to the airport without them knowing they were going on a plane, and off we flew into Barcelona. We stayed 40 minutes north of Barcelona in a beautiful campsite called Camping Enmar in the small resort of Pineda de Mar. Pineda de Mar sits in between the larger and busier resorts of Calella and Santa Susanna in the...

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