Wow, Kinsale was our favorite place on our whole trip. You know the second you get into town that some amazing things have gone down there, so going on Dermot's tour was a no-brainer for my husband and me. First, Dermot is the nicest person you could hope to meet (not that that is strange in Ireland!). He was so pleasant, and spoke individually with each person on the tour; knowing where we were all from, he was able to incorporate funny remarks into that incorporated our home towns and countries and made for a personalized, unique tour.
Second, the photographs and maps that Dermot carries with him and uses as visual aides was great. Kinsale was really brought to life through them.
Third, the walk was not at all strenuous, so it's ideal for people of all ages and physical abilities.
Another thing I appreciated was that even though Dermot has been given this walk about twice a day for the last 3 and a half decades, you don't at all get the impression that he is on repeat. He speaks with a lot of enthusiasm for his country and his town.
Overall, you would be insane to miss this tour. For 5 euro, what do you have to lose?
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