Free Ballyhoura Audio Guides

Free Ballyhoura Audio Guides have been designed, researched and developed by Abarta Heritage.  We have created a range of informative, accessible, fun and immersive audio guides and apps that help to promote the Ballyhoura Region and that offer interpretation to the many heritage and cultural sites in the area. These guides connect visitors to fascinating stories about hidden gems as it allows them to explore off the beaten path in their own time.

Explore Kilmallock; One of Ireland’s Finest Medieval Walled Towns with your Free Audio Guide

Kilmallock is one of Ireland’s best hidden gems, a medieval walled town that is absolutely packed with fascinating historical buildings and features. Our free audioguide leads you on a historical walk around Kilmallock; and will bring you through centuries of Kilmallock’s history, from the foundation of the monastery in around 600 AD by Saint Mocheallóg, to its development by the Bishop of Limerick and through the medieval period when Kilmallock was the seat of the Earls of Desmond and one of the principal towns in the province of Munster.

This guide has been produced in conjunction with Ballyhoura Development Limited, KBC Bank, the Kilmallock Tourism Group, Kilmallock Historical Society, and Limerick City and County Council with the particular assistance of Sarah McCutcheon the executive archaeologist for Limerick City & County Council.

Discover Bruff with your Free Audio Guide.

The peaceful rural town of Bruff is located in the heart of the Golden Vale of Munster in County Limerick. The town is full of fascinating historical buildings and features, and it is rich in local heritage and culture, contributing significantly to the story of Ireland.

Bruff is also famed for its contribution to the history of the United States of America, as Bruff is the ancestral home of one of America’s most famous dynasties – the Fitzgerald Kennedys.

Explore Doneraile Park with our free Audio Guide

Nestled by the banks of the River Awbeg in a scenic valley in North Cork, Doneraile is one of Ireland’s true hidden gems, where in the four hundred acres of dedicated parkland, you can discover over four hundred years of gardening history. Our audio guide will lead you through this beautiful landscape and tell you the stories, history and heritage of Doneraile – a truly unique and atmospheric place.