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“The best 5 Euro deal in the country!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kinsale Heritage Walks

Kinsale Heritage Walks
Pier Road | Tourist Information Office, Kinsale, Ireland
086-8267656
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Ranked #2 of 11 Activities in Kinsale
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Owner description: 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.
Birmingham, AL USA
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“The best 5 Euro deal in the country!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

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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dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review, July 21, 2011
Just a note to remind you of your visit to Kinsale last year and thank you fror the review of the Walk. It was great to hear that you enjoyed your time in our town.

Let me know if you would like a copy of the Kinsale Memo to remind you of our town or would like any photo of Kinsale.


Best Wishes,


Dermot Ryan
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“Guided walking tour of Kinsale town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2010

Don't leave Kinsale without experiencing this very informative and amusing tour around the town. Check times etc at the tourist centre.

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dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review, July 21, 2011
Just a note to remind you of your visit to Kinsale last year and thank you fror the review of the Walk. It was great to hear that you enjoyed your time in our town.

Let me know if you would like a copy of the Kinsale Memo to remind you of our town or would like any photo of Kinsale.


Best Wishes,


Dermot Ryan
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“An informative, interesting personal tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2010

I loved this tour. Dermot Ryan was wonderful. So knowledgeable and interesting! We had a beautiful walk on a lovely, sunny!!! day in Kinsale. We had a smaller group which was nice because we could hear everything he was saying and we were able to ask lots of questions and speak candidly.
I highly recommend this tour!

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dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review, July 21, 2011
Just a note to remind you of your visit to Kinsale last year and thank you fror the review of the Walk. It was great to hear that you enjoyed your time in our town.

Let me know if you would like a copy of the Kinsale Memo to remind you of our town or would like any photo of Kinsale.


Best Wishes,


Dermot Ryan
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“Very enjoyable morning your”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2010

Mr. Ryan is very nice and knowledgeable. The walk around the town is entertaining and beautiful. This tour is a fabulous way to start your day or enjoy an afternoon walk in Kinsale.

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dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review, July 21, 2011
Just a note to remind you of your visit to Kinsale last year and thank you fror the review of the Walk. It was great to hear that you enjoyed your time in our town.

Let me know if you would like a copy of the Kinsale Memo to remind you of our town or would like any photo of Kinsale.


Best Wishes,


Dermot Ryan
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“Entertaining & Informative - Beautiful Tour & City”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2010

We had a great tour w/ Dermot. Was a grand mix of sites, stories, audiovisuals, & laughs. We wanted to learn a bit about Kinsale while there, and this seems the perfect way to do it. Both price & tour length were reasonable.

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dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review, July 21, 2011
Just a note to remind you of your visit to Kinsale last year and thank you fror the review of the Walk. It was great to hear that you enjoyed your time in our town.

Let me know if you would like a copy of the Kinsale Memo to remind you of our town or would like any photo of Kinsale.


Best Wishes,


Dermot Ryan
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