Kilkenny Walking Tours
Kilkenny Walking Tour will bring to life the stories and characters of Kilkenny’s Medieval history which established Kilkenny as one of Ireland’s most successful Medieval Norman inland cities in Ireland. This walking tour will make you go away and read more about Medieval Kilkenny.
Medieval Mile Tour
The Medieval Mile Walking Tour Highlights are: Kilkenny Castle and the ghost in the White Dress The possible Richard Shee curse of the Shee Alms House The Tholsel where you paid taxes. The famous Butter Slip and its famous Rhyme. Nicholas Langton and his two wives and 25 children Mary’s Cathedral the Famine Cathedral of 1845. The famous Hole in the Wall tavern. The Old City Jail and its horrible
Tour Duration: 75 minutes
Tour Price: €20 per person/Concession €18
St. Canice’s Cathedral: The first monastery was built here in the 6th century by St Canice, Kilkenny's patron saint. The present structure dates from the 13th to 16th centuries, with extensive 19th-century reconstruction, it's interior housing ancient grave slabs and the tombs of Kilkenny Castle's Butler dynasty. St Canice was a great friend of St Columba (Colmcille), the Apostle of the Scots and founder of the monastery at Iona. The story
Tour Duration: 90 minutes
Tour Price: €40 per person
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 Walled town of Kilkenny. Often referred to by the locals as the Continent side of Kilkenny!! The Walking tour will include stories about Johns Bridge built in 1910 which replaced the bridge that collapsed during the 1763 great flood killing 16 people. Locals say the ghosts of the 16 could
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
David KJuly 2021
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
Seamus TAugust 2020
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.