Our Guide

Dermot Ryan is rated the best guide in Ireland by the Irish Independant and is the top independant attraction in Kinsale on Tripadvisor. He is an approved Failte Ireland guide and is the only Kinsale guide with University qualifications in history.

Dermot has been guiding for more that fifty years and is the only Kinsale guide who is a member of the the Association of Tour Guides of Ireland, the official representative body for tour guides.

The walks have a unique style of presentation, using maps and photographs to tell the special history of Kinsale, giving tourists an opportunity to see how the town has evolved over the past 800 years. Dermot's speciality is in finding connections to Kinsale - where ever hail from, he will find a Kinsale connection for you!