Abarta Heritage Authentic Irish Stories by the Experts

We are Abarta Heritage, an award winning Irish company based in Clonmel, County Tipperary, and we are passionate about helping to tell authentic and engaging Irish stories.  We have a large number of audio guides to download, full of facts and the tragedy, romance, intrigue and drama of Irish history and mythology.

As a company we endeavour to provide world class interpretation and visitor service solutions to communities, cultural sites and institutions.  Some of our core services and products are digital audio guides and heritage interpretation that makes the story of heritage sites, towns and places informative, accessible and fun.

Since we launched our company in June 2012, we have become Ireland’s leading provider of audio guides and we have worked with county councils, development companies, community groups, state bodies and the private sector.  As well as providing digital audio content and hardware, we are also experienced and qualified trainers who help community groups and organisations to promote and interpret their localities with our bespoke tour guide training and heritage interpretation courses.


The Team Behind Abarta Heritage

Neil Jackman
Neil JackmanDirector
The managing director of Abarta Heritage, Neil is an experienced archaeologist who has excavated sites all over Ireland.

Neil is a Member of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland and a former board member of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland. He lectures in Public & Community Archaeology at UCD School of Archaeology, and hosts the popular Irish history podcast, ‘Amplify Archaeology’.

Neil has written a number of publications and articles on Irish archaeology and heritage, including acclaimed guidebooks to ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’ (The Collins Press, 2016) and ‘Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way’ (The Collins Press, 2018).

Róisín Burke
Róisín BurkeDirector
Róisín has extensive experience both in archaeology and the field of heritage tourism. She specialises in designing and delivering bespoke training programmes, tour guide training and mentoring services to local community groups – assisting them to tell the story of their special places.

Róisín also project manages the flagship ‘Adopt a Monument Scheme’ for Abarta Heritage on behalf of the Heritage Council.

Dr Conor Ryan
Dr Conor RyanResearch & Mapping