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Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale

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Address: Currahoo | Ballinspittle, Kinsale 123, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 250 0731
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Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale. The original daily...

Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale. The original daily walking tour of Kinsale. Daily 7 days from Kinsale Tourist Office at 11.15 April-Oct. Plus early bird tour at 9.15 May-Sept, Mon- Sat. Selected by Rick Steves as 'Kinsale's single best attraction' Duration 1 hour approx, suits all ages, rain or shine!Tours Nov-March by appointment only

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Don is like a walking encyclopedia about history!

We had an excellent tour with Don. I expected a stroll around the high points of Kinsale. What I did not expect was a knowledgeable historian who made me fall in love with... read more

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Palo Alto, California
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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an excellent tour with Don. I expected a stroll around the high points of Kinsale. What I did not expect was a knowledgeable historian who made me fall in love with Kinsale and all of its rich history! Highly, highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We learned so much about the fascinating history of Kinsale from Barry who's interesting and humorous

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour of Kinsale. Our guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. I'd highly recommend it to anyone visiting the area.

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Boulder, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at the visitor center & discovered a very large group waiting for the tour. We seriously considered skipping it because of the size of the group. Thank goodness we did not. Barry was outstanding. He used humor & story telling to bring the history of Kinsale alive. In spite of the size of our group, it was easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our two hour walking tour with Barry flew by. He had a very nice way of telling us about the history of Kinsale and also about life there today. I highly recommend his tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Barry was our excellent, knowledgeable guide and provided an informative tour of the old town as well as providing us with a good sense of the history all around us. It was worth every penny and in the end he gave us suggestions of other places to visit in the area. We had a much better understanding of the area... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Barry Moloney provided a memorable tour. He was engaging, exceptionally informative, and humorous. This tour is filled with the history of Kinsale and Barry relates it so well. Best tour ever!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative and fun tour of Kinsale outlining key historical events. Barry was a great tour guide. Don't miss this!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Barry tells the history of Kinsale with passion and great humor! His ability to share it and engage everyone (young and old) who walk the streets of this beautiful town with him make this tour a fantastic experience. In under 2 hours he provided us with fascinating historical information, laughs, and even delivered on his promise of bright sunshine!!! This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

David led our tour. He was as funny and charming as he was knowledgeable and informative. Very worthwhile activity.

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