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Voted Best Tour Guide

I wholeheartedly agree, with Dermot being voted best tour guide in Ireland. My reluctant Partner... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Killarney, Ireland
Dermot Ryan’s Kinsale Heritage Town Walks

Dermot Ryan’s tour was excellent! If you want information about the history of the town and also of... read more

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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...more
1 Pier Road | Tourist Information Office, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Guide was very knowledgeable and good fun. Kinsale is a coloursale fishing village with an interrsting history.Overall anenjoyable hour long walk.

Thank green33284
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wholeheartedly agree, with Dermot being voted best tour guide in Ireland. My reluctant Partner and I took part in this walking tour on Sunday morning and it was the highlight of our weekend.This is a brilliant tour. Dermot's tour consists of a walking tour...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dermot Ryan’s tour was excellent! If you want information about the history of the town and also of Ireland this is the tour for you. It’s a leisurely tour through the beautiful town with humor mixed in. A must do tour and location in Ireland.

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

We were visiting from NZ and short on time. Dermot kindly agreed to fit in an unscheduled walking tour just for us. Something we truely appreciated. The tour was informative, fun and illuminating. It made Kinsale come alive for us and gave us a real...More

Thank wreid_13
Reviewed May 16, 2018

We really enjoyed this tour. My wife and I have travelled to over 30 countries together and been on many tours, this tour was of high quality. Kinsale is a beautiful town with pretty and colourful buildings on a scenic harbour. It is also a...More

Thank qapir
Reviewed April 21, 2018

We met Dermot Ryan at the Tourist Information and decided to take his walking tour. What a delightful way to learn more about the history, architecture, culture, and local color of this charming coastal town! Also, an excellent value for 5 euros, and when Dermot...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

Wandered around Kinsale on a wet chilly February day, what a beautiful place 😀 Colourful properties and quaint shops. We were in a camper van and could park in the quay carpark easily, as there were NO height barriers. As a motorhomer it makes you...More

Thank April V
Reviewed February 5, 2018

We stopped by one afternoon for a walk around, stayed outstide a bit at a hotel. Pretty to see, not much more than that, we didn't expect much, so we weren't disappointed.

Thank Barb Z
Reviewed October 31, 2017

What a wonderful tour. Dermot made the history of Kinsale such fun. He was so knowledgeable but added his Irish humour. This tour is a definite must, it takes about an hour and just too meet Dermot is an experience. Enjoy!

Thank Jan A
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Dermot conducted this tour in a very professional, but enjoyable, manner. Clearly he is very knowledgeable . He was able to bring this former port town back to life. Would strongly recommend that visitors book a walking tour so that they can truly understand and...More

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September 15, 2016|
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Response from bloomingidiot | Reviewed this property |
Supposed to be an hour, ours was 1 1/2 hours
April 12, 2016|
Response from dermotryankinsale | Property representative |
just send an e-mail giving the day and number of people to the address on the Kinsale Heritage web site
March 15, 2015|
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Response from dermotryankinsale | Property representative |
The Kinsale Heritage Walk leaves from the Tourist Office at 10.30 a.m. daily. Dermot Ryan, rated Best Guide in Ireland by the Irish Independent, the ideal way to explore Kinsale and learn its history by the Irish Times... More