Featured local guide

Trek Ireland provides experienced, local guides who have built up a significant body of knowledge over the years regarding the cultural heritage, natural history, and social folklore within their local area. Every guide has their own specific interests and well-spring of stories that they would love to share with you. So, come and be entertained, astonished, and delighted on your journey of discovery through Ireland's scenic walking trails with our friendly and exuberant local guides.

  • Martin Brady, Clastleblayney, County Monaghan

  • Billy Flynn, Ballybay, County Monaghan

    Billy Flynn is a Chartered Environmental Scientist and Ecologist from Clones, Co. Monaghan. He was educated in London, Madrid and Dublin. He works in the area of environmental consultancy. He was manager of the National Environmental Education Centre from 1999 until 2006 and assistant lecturer...

  • Martin Connolly, Knockatallon, County Monaghan

    Martin Connolly of Sliabh Beagh Adventures introduces Sliabh Beagh as a Special Area of Conservation in northern County Monaghan.

    Visit https://sliabhbeaghadventures.ie/ to enjoy hill walking, cycling, team and adventure sports with Sliabh Beagh Adventures for your next staycation.

  • Art Agnew, Inniskeen, County Monaghan

    Art Agnew, a retired English teacher from St Louis school, Carrickmacross, is one of the leading volunteers at the Patrick Kavanagh Visitor Centre, Inniskeen, County Monaghan. Art's interest and love of Kavanagh's work shines through and brings to life The Poet's experiences and inspiration grow...

  • Richard Clancy, Killarney National Park, County Kerry

    Join local guide, Richard Clancy, for daily guided walks around Killarney National Park every day of the year. Tours are Irish language friendly.

    Richard has received 209 x 5-star reviews on Trip Advisor!
    "Really fantastic walking tour, high recommended" - Lucy
    "A stroll in nature with Richard...

  • Kevin Higgins, St. Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny City

    Join local guide Kevin Higgins by the side of St Canice's Cathedral as he describes the origins of this famous medieval city and its surroundings environs.

  • Michael Rodgers SPS, Glendalough, County Wicklow

    Local pilgrim guide, Michael Rodgers SPS, explains the background to the Valley of Glendalough and its famous resident and cultural history over the past two thousand years.

    Michael has lived and worked in Glendalough as a spiritual guide over the past 20 years and has a wealth of knowledge re...