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Kinsale Heritage Walks

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Address: Pier Road | Tourist Information Office, Kinsale, Ireland
Phone Number: 086-8267656
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Description: Dermot Ryan’s Kinsale Heritage Town Walks, rated as “The ideal way to see...
Dermot Ryan’s Kinsale Heritage Town Walks, rated as “The ideal way to see Kinsale and learn its history” by the Irish Times, uses a unique blend of old photographs and maps to show the heritage of this special town. Daily from the Tourist Office, 10.30 and 3 p.m., lasting an Irish hour, Hail, Rain or Snow ! Adults, 5 Euro, Children free, Special group rates.
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A walk back in time

Dermot Ryan's Heritage tiwn walk was one of our favorite tour on our trip to Ireland. Mr Ryan was articulate, a wealth of information about Kinsale and humorous. We could not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Summerville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Dermot Ryan's Heritage tiwn walk was one of our favorite tour on our trip to Ireland. Mr Ryan was articulate, a wealth of information about Kinsale and humorous. We could not have been more delighted with this tour

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

He was very knowledgable and make the hour tour intersting and fun. You could tell he was proud of his heritage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Dermot delivered the story of Kinsale in a witty and entertaining way. He put it in such a way that we could see Kinsale in an Irish as well as a World context. Lovely to be guided by him through this incredibly historic and beautiful old town! A memorable experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Kinsale is a beautiful little port town. They have wonderful shops, woolen, crystal and handmade chocolate. There is a lot of history and a very old church that is still being used for services. We also loved shopping with the current value of the Euro.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Dermot Ryan is an excellent guide: extremely knowledgeable, clear, witty and entertaining. For me, the best part of Dermot's fascinating tour was the way he presented the history of Kinsale within the context of the history of Ireland and, indeed, world history. He focuses on important issues, omitting irrelevant detail, so everything is clearly described. I strongly recommend Dermot Ryan's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Ryan is witty, well informed and welcoming. He is a charming host and excellent spokesperson for Kinsale. We really enjoyed the experience. He took a few extra minutes for us at the end of the tour to tell us a bit about our family history, which added a warmth to the whole event.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I was ok but not a top tour. Guide was hard to hear half the time as he did not project himself consistently. Information was good and we did not feel overcharged. Do not expect a 5 star tour and you will enjoy it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We took this tour near the end of a 15-day tour of Ireland and this was the best tour we had anywhere. Not only was it entertaining, the tour really brought together all the history that we had been exposed to for the past two weeks. We would highly recommend taking the time - more than one hour - to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We took a walking tour around Kinsale with Dermot Ryan. We met at the Visitor Center, and the tour started on time. Mr. Ryan is a former teacher, and he loved explaining to all of us the history and the architecture of Kinsale. I highly recommend this tour. Very reasonably priced also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was a fun and scenic walk from Fort Charles to Kinsale. We did not understand how to access it on the way to Fort Charles as did not understand the signage. We stumbled along it as leaving Fort Charles and wondered why we had not found it and walked it on the LONG walk to Fort Charles! It sure... More 

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Address: Address: Pier Road | Tourist Information Office, Kinsale, Ireland
Phone Number: 086-8267656
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale

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