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Historical Walking Tours of Dublin

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Address: Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0)87 6889412
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Description: Dublin's longest established walking tour business (1986). In just over 2...
Dublin's longest established walking tour business (1986). In just over 2 hours this award-winning and entertaining 'seminar on the street' conducted by history post-graduates explores the main features of Irish history—Dublin's development, the influence of the American and French Revolutions, the Potato Famine 1845-49, the 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, partition—and concludes with the Northern Ireland peace process and the rise and fall of the 'Celtic Tiger'.Cost: €12pp, €10 students/seniors
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Well versed Guide for Dublin Historical Walking Tour

We were luck enough to have a PhD in History, John Fogarty, to expertly guide us through Dublin's historical past. The 2-hour tour began at Trinity College and ended nearby at St... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Toronto, Ontario

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Wasselonne, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very good guided tour. THE GUIDE was passionnated by the history of Dublin and has communicateur to us.

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were luck enough to have a PhD in History, John Fogarty, to expertly guide us through Dublin's historical past. The 2-hour tour began at Trinity College and ended nearby at St. Stephen's Green Park. John has a beautiful clear and audible voice with a lovely accent and was easily understood. His sense of humour shined through as well as... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Emailed with Tommy Graham, editor of Historical Walking Tour on 9/2/2014. For the date of 7/23/15 they didn't have 11:00 a.m. tour listed so they eventually added the time for that date. We booked and paid for this tour and were looking forward to taking it., Booking #9J616126514043450. We arrived at the Trinity College Front Gate early. After our guide,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was an excellent tour by a friendly and very educated guide. Highly recommended! This is quite a long walk, so just make sure you've got comfortable shoes!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This was a really enjoyable and informative tour. Our guide, a PhD student, was clearly incredibly knowledgeable about Irish history. I overheard his conversations with other group members before and in little moments of downtime during the tour, and he had thorough and in-depth answers to everything they were interested in. The tour was an excellent orientation to Irish history,... More 

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Perkinston, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Historical Walking Tour meets at the main gate of Trinity College. I booked online for this intro to the city's history. The guide takes a small group on a tour of the college grounds, Old Parliament House, Dublin Castle, and Christ Church Cathedral. You stand in front of these buildings while you get the story of Dublin from it's... More 

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Williston, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My husband and I did the walking tour on our first morning in Dublin. It was engaging and informative and our guide was very knowledgeable and passionate. It was a great way to get the lay of the land and a good summary of Dublin's history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

They promise to give you the 800 year history of Dublin in 120 minutes and they deliver! This is an entertaining, informative and highly interesting tour of the major sites of Dublin City, and the social and political history of Dublin and Ireland.

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A two and a half walk around historic sights of Dublin with a very knowledgeable guide. Saw places we wouldn't otherwise have found so worth doing.

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Middlebury, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Tour was the highlight of my 4 day trip to Dublin. The guide was a history/art history major who knew so much about Dublin. He has a great delivery style - very informative and fun ! A must.....

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Address: Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0)87 6889412
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

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