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Kinsale Heritage Walks

1 Pier Road | Tourist Information Office, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 86 826 7656
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Lots on insight and FUN!

I was in Kinsale recently for an event related to the Lusitania. Dermot led a group of about 15 of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ontheroadagn7
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Colourful Village

Worths the experience to see a nice and colourful Irish village near the sea. Lovely harbour... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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1 Pier Road | Tourist Information Office, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Kinsale recently for an event related to the Lusitania. Dermot led a group of about 15 of us (including a bus tour from Matthews Coaches in Dundalk) around Kinsale. It was a great mix of information with the right amount of humor....More

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dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to Kinsale for the Lusitania event and it was great to hear that you enjoyed the walk. The photographs of the town, especially of the Lusitania story are always very popular....the old saying that one picture is worth a thousand words !

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Worths the experience to see a nice and colourful Irish village near the sea. Lovely harbour, lovely houses and wonderful tea houses.

1  Thank Patxocas C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had a group of 10 family members. The tour was beautiful and entertaining. Dermot was great. He even sent us a follow-up email once we made it back to the US. With additional information. Great tour. Glad we got to go.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Although i am from a neighbouring town originally this was a great walk about with aloy of information that was facinating

Thank Evelyn M
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Our group of 21 took the town walk with Dermot Ryan. He was a font of knowledge and presented it in a very entertaining manner. Since dinner that evening was on our own, he was asked for recommendations. He pointed out several restaurants on our...More

Thank Mark P
dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review

Great to hear that you enjoyed the walks and eating out in Kinsale as well. If you want a copy of the Kinsale memo or copies of the items, the Lussitania etc send me an e-mail

Reviewed 17 October 2016

So glad we decided to do this as we'd have missed all the wonderful history of Kinsale other wise. Dermot was informative but entertaining at the same time and seemed to make a connection with all members of the group. Extremely good valu at €5

Thank 204Diane204
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A wonderful way to learn about the history of this picturesque village. Dermot was engaged and engaging with the group, knew where to seek shelter from the weather. It was a great introduction to KinsaleMore

Thank Jim O
dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review

Thanks for the review as it is great to hear how visitors enjoy the special way we show the history of our town. The weather is usually great,...we claim to live on the Riviera of Ireland (!) but there is always a plan B, just...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I where waiting for another heritage walk to begin and ran into Dermot about to start his walking tour. We feel lucky that we didn't wait the 45 minutes for the other tour. The walking tour was very informative and helped us...More

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dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you enjoyed the walk so much, especially that you found it helped you understand our history which mirrors the history of Ireland, lots of disasters, but we survived !!

Reviewed 3 October 2016

Full time banter and jovial entertainment from our guide Dermot. Visited in May 2016 from Scotland( although parents both from Ireland). Irish and proud of it! Dermot very informative regarding Kinsale Irish heritage and history of other countries and shows personal interest in each person's...More

1  Thank Stephanie B
dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review as it is very important that people enjoy history as it is usually seen as dull and boring just listening to someone for an hour or so but this is how the photos and maps bring the town to life...More

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Great walk and very informative! Dermatologist was very witty and knowledgeable about the town. The weather was perfect and we loved the church

Thank colleen h
dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this review

Thanks again for your comments and taking the walk. Kinsale is really a great town to learn of Irish history and enjoying doing so as so much of our history is national history.

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YoungSeniorCruiser
Hi, how long was this walk? Part of a tour we are on with Gate 1 Travel in October. Thank you.
16 September 2016|
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Response from bloomingidiot | Reviewed this property |
Supposed to be an hour, ours was 1 1/2 hours
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foxreview
how do you schedule a tour with Dermot Ryan? We will be in Kinsale in July
13 April 2016|
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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
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Rosanne64
We are going out of our way to visit Kinsale. Depending on what time we arrive we could do either Historic Stroll by Dan & Barry or Heritage Walk with Dermot. Both have amazing reviews. Id like to know where we go on driving into Kinsale to find the tour times/cost/starting point. Could you kindly let me know.
15 March 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
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