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Ingenious Ireland

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Address: Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Description: Our unique tours will make you go 'Wow!'. Come stroll with us, and our...
Our unique tours will make you go 'Wow!'. Come stroll with us, and our enthusiastic guides will open your eyes to fascinating Irish inventions, discoveries and geeky ideas. We'll change what you think of Dublin and Ireland, then you can amaze your friends afterwards with all you've discovered. Daily tours in summer, or enjoy a tour whenever you want with our 'ready-to-go' MP3 tours and apps -- you can sample them for free.
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Irish inventor tour - everyone should do this

Excellent tour. Mary was great. Friendly and very knowledgeable. Tour is fun and fascinating. You won't be disappointed. Erika. Dublin

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Excellent tour. Mary was great. Friendly and very knowledgeable. Tour is fun and fascinating. You won't be disappointed. Erika. Dublin

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I went on the Ingenious Dublin walking tour in early January with my husband and daughter. It was brilliant! Our guide, Patrick, really knew his subject, was a great story-teller and kept us entertained and enthralled for the entire time. He reminded me of Einstein, with the white lab coat and slightly crazy hair and eyes. The tour was fascinating... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Patrick took us on a ramble around Merrion Square a Georgian bastion in Dublin City centre .... This was never going to be your " ordinary " waking tour and that became all the more apparent to the gathered stalwarts on this damp overcast November morning when Patrick promised us tales of Naked Nymphs, Hidden Headstone in a Georgian Garden... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Do you know the origin of Jacob's "Mikado" biscuits? Or what Twitter and the Independent Women Worker's Union have in common? Take this 2 hour tour to learn about a range of powerful women who played an important role in Dublin's labour history and more. Starting at the old Jacob's Biscuit factory, stroll though city centre Dublin, Trinity College, narrow... More 

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Malta
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Interesting tour with very well informed guide. Takes you around all main landmarks in central Dublin. Really enjoyed it! Highly recommendable.

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Did you know that there is a bomb shelter underneath Merrion Sq? Or that Hans Sloane basically invented the chocolate that we know today? No... well you should definitely join one of the tours that ingenious walking tours organise. I went along to the "The Irish ideas & inventions that changed the world" as part of The Festival of Curiosity.... More 

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Dublin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

A highly entertaining historical tour - with a difference. It's the story of Dublin told through the stones that built it. There's a saying "if the walls could speak ... " etc, well this tour nearly made the stones sing. Clever, witty, informative, ingenious. I have done several walking tours of Dublin and this was streets (yes) ahead of any... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Went on the Blood and Guts walking tour of Dublin with my boyfriend. We both really enjoyed it, learned lots of new things about our city and had a great time!

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Netanya, Israel
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had a specialized tour, on behalf of the Eurocon (European Science Fiction Convention): in addition to the regular geekiness, we had a side-dish of Gothic horror :) The guide was knowledgeable, funny, and a great story-teller. He took us to rather surprising sights just behind the corner from the larger stories you get in the regular guided tours. We... More 

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Florida
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This tour was informative and fun. We started at the oldest part of Dublin and walked through the city and through history, all with a geology twist. Our guide was professional and really knew his stuff. Loved it and will book another one of their tours.

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