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About us 2018-07-12T11:40:25+00:00

Thanks for your great walking tour. It was very interesting and I learnt a lot about the culture and history of Cork. I discovered several nice place and I met a lot of friendly people. Thanks again for the lovely tour.

Public Tour Guest

I discovered some lovely places like Cork English Market, Imperial Hotel and also the Trinity Church. I met a lot of lovely Irish people. I also learned many things about the culture and history of Cork. I really recommend this guide.

Public Tour Guest

I was fully impressed by tour guides depth of knowledge from St Finbars founding of Cork through Vikings and Normans to the present as well as future urban development, incredible breadth of knowledge. I also learned of a great many establishments around town that were new to me. Deserves 6-stars and in my opinion it should be he #1 rated thing to do in Cork City.

Private Tour Guest

Jack Sheill

Jack has been working in the Travel Industry in Cork for many years, initially sending people out of the country on specialist tours and group sports travel. An avid reader and fan of Irish History, Jack completed the Bord Failte Cork City & Environs training in 2010 and received a Distinction. He is well travelled and likes nothing better than to help people enjoy the best that Ireland has to offer during their visit.

 

Bart Bambury

Following a career in the education sector as classroom teacher and a thirty year secondment with responsibility for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of teachers in Cork schools, Bart worked for ten years as assistant librarian in University College Cork (UCC). He has also worked as Concierge in Hayfield Manor Hotel. As a Kerryman, he loves his adopted city and its extraordinary history. Likes to sing, recite or write a verse or two! He is a Fáilte Ireland trained guide, plays golf and fly fishes for trout and salmon. He can also guide as Gaeilge.

Michael O’Brien

Michael is a native of Cork and spent most of his working life with Pfizers in Ringaskiddy until taking early retirement. A huge interest in local Cork history and its many characters over the centuries led Michael to the Bork Failte Cork City & Environs training in 2010. Michael will regale you with stories of Cork legends past and present.

 

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