Touch The Past Ireland | Kilkenny Tourism

Touch The Past Ireland


Touch The Past Ireland tours in Kilkenny

Touch The Past history tours are delivered by Amanda Pitcairn who employs her passion for the Middle Ages and public history. More than a mere observation of old buildings, Touch The Past Tours focus on the lives of specific Medieval characters as well as life in general for the majority of ordinary medieval people. Visitors 'dive' into the Middle Ages while meandering through the lanes of Ireland's historic built heritage.

Touch the Past tours are delivered in an engaging and accessible manner, providing an enjoyable and informative experience without compromising on the integrity of innate historical fact. 


Tourist Office Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny.


Touch The Past Tours are delivered by Amanda Pitcairn who has a first class honours degree in History, a Masters Degree in Public History and Cultural Heritage, and whose specific area of interest is the Medieval Period of Ireland’s Ancient East.  More than a mere observation of old buildings, Touch The Past tours place stories of people and events in the Medieval period in context in a personable, engaging and accessible manner.

Tour Times 

Tours leave the Tourist Office on Rose Inn Street at 10am, 11.30 am and 2pm on Fridays and Saturdays.  

Contact Details

Tours are easily arranged for other times on other days by contacting Amanda on 0872776107 or email:

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