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Hennessy & Furlong specialises in visits to private castles and manors. Our guests are personally welcomed by the home owners ensuring a very authentic and living history experience. After the tour of the home and gardens, guests are welcomed to the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Thanks to Frank for a wonderful day in the beautiful county of Tipperary. We started with an entertaining and educational cheese tasting session in Cashel Blue Cheese. It was so good that I bought myself some wonderful organic blue cheese. Then, on to the Rock...More

Thank patsy168
Frank K, General Manager at Hennessy & Furlong, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear Patsy168, Thank you so much for your compliments abouts yours truly. However, kudos must go our our hosts and guides who share their stories and history with you. Their authenticity is what makes the trips so magical, mystical and memorable. We hope that you...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I would like to send a ‘thank you’ to Hennessy & Furlong, as well as a review. It was a wonderful day! I have been to Tipperary multiple times, but I did not realize the current horse breeding industry and rich history that existed. Our...More

Thank Leanne M
Frank K, General Manager at Hennessy & Furlong, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear Leanne, We're delighted that you enjoyed your day trip exploring the equestrian history and heritage of Tipperary. Thank you for reviewing the day with us. It's a part of Ireland's heritage that is really authentic, away from the busy tourist sites and a more...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for an experiential journey back in time, I highly recommend a new tour operator based in Ireland called Hennessy Furlong. Frank and Ursula recently led a group of us on one of their small group trips on the Limerick medieval castle tour....More

Thank marbarr3466
Frank K, General Manager at Hennessy & Furlong, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Dear Marbarr, That castle visit is indeed quite an experience and we are delighted that you enjoyed the visit so much. Thank you for your kind compliments about the organisation as well the “high tea”. Do keep in touch by joining our e-mail list if...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

To call Frank Kelly of Hennessy & Furlong a travel guide is a gross understatement! He is a travel concierge, an artist who creates a custom travel experience just for you. With his expansive knowledge of the history and geography of Ireland, Frank and his...More

Thank Terry H
Frank K, General Manager at Hennessy & Furlong, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Dear Terry H, Thank you very much for all those compliments! I must of course acknowledge it was a team effort with the support of the expertise from the local historians and librarians: Mary, Peg and Michael as well as Mary at Tipperary Studies. We...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

Joined a small group of like-minded castle & garden fans for a briefing and greeting lunch at a cosy village restaurant in Co. Louth on a fine day, before heading off by car to rendezvous at our appointed castle. I was immediately taken with the...More

Thank mdillon2018
Frank K, General Manager at Hennessy & Furlong, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Dear MDillon2018 That trip really did have so much to experience; we totally agree with you that the family library is such a unique private library. We're delighted that you also enjoyed the extensive gardens; after all that exploration on the estate, we know that...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018

My wife Kathleen and I visited Ireland in April, 2018, in part to search for more information about her family history in Tipperary County, Ireland. We used Clonmel as our base, and Frank Kelly of Hennessy & Furlong was simply outstanding in helping us prepare...More

Thank martinklapheke
Frank K, General Manager at Hennessy & Furlong, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Dear Martin, Mary and I were delighted to work with you both to discover Kathleen's family ancestry. Thank you for being so complimentary about our service and the touring itinerary. It was our pleasure to show you the townlands, churches and the school houses connected...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Our rich Irish culture always fascinates & when I got news of the Castle tour I jumped at it. With a new group of like minded, culturally interested people, we met our hosts in Dublin & were brought to a wonderful hideaway Castle by luxury...More

Thank joyful007
Frank K, General Manager at Hennessy & Furlong, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Dear Joyful007 Thank you for all your compliments about your trip with us; we will pass on your good wishes to our hosts who will be thrilled that you enjoyed so much of that special day. The gardens appeal whatever time of year we bring...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Met with lovely Ursula and Kees before our tour..had a nice chat around our common interests of history and walks..was very relaxed by the time we got to the castle considering we all just met. At the castle was greeted by the owner who took...More

Thank Darren L
Frank K, General Manager at Hennessy & Furlong, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Dear Darren L, Thank you very much for your complimentary review and your kind comments about Ursula and Kees; they will be delighted! That castle is indeed very special, all the more so by the owner and his passion for art which you enjoyed. When...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent organised lunch and visit to Ballinwillin House Deer and Wild Boar Farm So interesting to see how the deer are looked after and the wild boar are something else. Lunch with home produced foods fabulous Thanks Frank for this memorable experienceMore

Thank DMC0916
Frank K, General Manager at Hennessy & Furlong, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Dear DMC0916, Many thanks for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are delighted you enjoyed the day and that is was such a memorable "farm to fork" experience for you. We hope you enjoyed the wine pairings also! Thank you again...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

A unique opportunity to meet owners of private homes and learn about their family and location history in a truly personal experience. Whilst visiting food producers in Tipperary last spring, we were introduced to Frank following a recommendation from the owners of Hotel Minella. We...More

Thank Lisa O
Frank K, General Manager at Hennessy & Furlong, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Dear Lisa O, Even on a chilly November day, we are delighted that you and your husband enjoyed your visits with us. With your culinary credentials, we knew we had a real challenge to design a programme that would give you unique insights into our...More

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