The writer Tony Kirby is a Limerick city native. He has been operating a small walking tourism enterprise in the Burren since 2002. Tony is the author of the book The Burren and the Aran Islands A Walking Guide published initially by The Collins Press (2009). He  lives in Killinaboy in the south of the Burren. Tony is a volunteer at X-PO, an old-style rambling house in the parish’s former post office.