Click here to hear Barry talking about the centenary of
the sinking of ‘The Lusitania’ on Rick Steves' radio
original daily historical walking tour of Kinsale - Now
celebrating 22 years!'
walk is Kinsale's single best attraction
...A fascinating tour ... A joy"
Rick Steves 2000 - 2014
sit with Don Herlihy and Barry Moloney to enjoy a
colourful story of Kinsale down the ages from Medieval
walled town to the sinking of the Lusitania. Strategic
naval base during the conflict for New World treasure
when a pound of cloves fetched two head of cattle and
the island of Manhattan was once swopped for a tiny one
for the last Spanish Armada leading to The Battle of
Kinsale in 1601. Star Forts stronghold described by
Charles II as 'a place of Great resort for His Majesty's
ships of War'.
for Dampier and Robinson Crusoe and such a hub for
fleets as to lead one 17th c. observer to describe
Kinsale as 'laying in the road of the Chieftest trade in
all the Worlde'.
Don & Barry's Kinsale Historic Stroll
March-Oct Daily at 11.15 a.m ( 7 days Mon-Sun)
Plus May-Sept 9.15a.m (Mon-Sat)
from Kinsale Tourist Office
Tours Nov-Feb by appointment only