The company is run by Maire ni Mhurchu and Bob Kenny. Maire’s grandparents the Curtis and Hooper families have lived in Cork City for over 100 years. The Curtis family were involved in the musical life of the city while the Hooper ran a restaurant beside the English Market. Bob grew up near the Hill of Tara in Royal Meath and is an Ireland and UK expert. The company is owned by two people with many years of expertise in the Tourism industry in Ireland.
Maire Ni Mhurchu is a Tourism Consultant based in Blarney Cork and is an expert on Ireland, particularly water sports and food. She used to crew on a Sail Training ship, work in the Tourism Industry and taught cookery for many years. With an interest in water sports, outdoor activities and cookery she set up a tourism activity business and the Inbound Travel Agency grew from there. Welcoming visitors to Cork she found a need for detailed knowledge and expertise to allow clients to travel the Wild Atlantic Way and make the most of their time in Ireland. Curtis and Hooper has grown out of this venture and her aim is to help create the vacation of your dreams, a customised experience to meet your needs, allowing you to make the most of your time in Ireland.
Bob Kenny has been a Tour Guide for over 25 years in Ireland England, Scotland and Wales. Bob grew up in Co Meath just a few miles from the famous Hill of Tara. He knows what the international traveller needs in terms of comfort, transport and local guides with expert knowledge. He knows the best local guides in Ireland and London.
Bob enjoys walking in the Irish countryside as well as the music and history of the country. He knows the importance of getting off the beaten track, getting close to nature and relaxation when on vacation. He has lived in Cork for the past 20 years and has discovered many hidden gems around Ireland. He knows the importance of qualified, experienced guides who will show you the real Ireland. Due to his knowledge of London where he is often based for work we are adding this as a destination for 2020.