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About Pat Tynan

In 2023, Pat will be celebrating 40 years in guiding visitors around Medieval Kilkenny.

When you visit Medieval Kilkenny, your experience should be with a local qualified, experienced and knowledgeable guide and historian. Pat Tynan’s Medieval Walking Tour will give you that real Kilkenny experience in a city that has become a Medieval Wonderland!!

Pat has lived through Kilkenny’s Tourism development over the past 40 years.

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Walking Tour Times

Monday to Sunday | 11.00am and 2.00pm


Walking Tour Prices

Adult – €20 / Student/Senior – €18 / Family – €45


Meeting Place

Outside Kilkenny Tourist Office on High Street. R95 F640

Book Tickets

Kilkenny 2022

Our Tours

Pat’s Ruby Walking Tour

Pat’s Ruby Walking Tour

Pats Ruby Tour: This extended Walking Tour includes the Eastern environs of Kilkenny which was also part of the medieval...

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Ecclesiastical Tour

Ecclesiastical Tour

St. Canice’s Cathedral: The first monastery was built here in the 6th century by St Canice, Kilkenny's ...

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Medieval Mile Tour

Medieval Mile Tour

The Medieval Mile Walking Tour Highlights are: Kilkenny Castle and the ghost in the White Dress ...

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What People Say About Us

Fantastic walking tour

Fantastic tour & Pat the guide was extremely knowledgeable. No gimmicks like other tours just lots on interesting stories & bit of banter.

Family of 5 weekend walking tour, superb

Pat gave a great presentation of Kilkenny showing us the main landmarks and his knowledge of the city is incredible and detailed. Every place he showed us was historic and interesting to hear about

Definitely worth doing!

It was just the four of us on our tour and we found it very enjoyable and informative. Pat had a lovely manner and certainly knows his stuff. We would say it is definitely worth doing. Thanks again Pat.

Excellent walking tour - don't miss in Kilkenny

Pat Tynan presents his city superbly . He knows every aspect of it and conveys his story in a fresh and interesting fashion. I really enjoyed his tour. Great value

Pat Tynan and his passion for local history

As part of our research before leaving for our trip of Ireland, we read about the tour that Pat Tynan conducts on Trip Advisor. We walked to the Information Centre from our B&B in pouring rain and as we were a bit late the receptionist kindly contacted Pat on his mobile and we caught up with him at the Town Hall. Pat’s passion for Irish history made the one hour tour very interesting. Well worth the 10 Euro cost.

Great tour of the Medieval Mile with Pat

This tour leaves from the tourist information office each day at 2pm. The tour guide Pat is a local who clearly cares about his city and knows a great deal about it. The tour is very good with a lot of local information and history. Definitely worth the €10 we paid

Highlight of our trip to Kilkenny

This walking tour with Pat Tynan is excellent. It brings the history of Kilkenny to life. Pat is very knowledgeable but also takes account of the interests and questions of the people on the tour.
It’s an authentic experience and you feel like you’ve had a chance to connect with a local who loves the city and its history.

Pat Tynan's Tour

We went on a small group – just us – tour. Pat was extremely knowledgeable and gave a great introduction to the history of Kilkenny.

Bespoke Private Tours

Book Pat for your Private Kilkenny Walking Tour

If you wish to book Pat for your very own Private Kilkenny Walking Tour give Pat a call on 087 2651745 or e-mail [email protected] and he will explain your Walking Tour details including a time that suits you.

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