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Historical Walking Tours of Dublin

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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...more
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Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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All reviews trinity college phd student two hours two hour walking tour great tour city hall dublin's history our tour guide history come alive great introduction highly recommend this tour subject matter his knowledge ask questions history lesson three hours temple bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Peter took the group around the historical sites of Dublin, with 23 years experience of walking tours you can image how good it was. the weather was not kind to us, with a icy cold wind trying to cut us in half. however the history...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank StockportVinny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The group was explained as too large, it was hard to hear, and standing around to listen was cold. The history was informative but not our blend of tea, after an hour or so we ended our tour.

1  Thank Y5067CWrichardh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We undertook the 2 hour Historical Walking Tour starting from Trinity College. The guide was very knowledgeable and made the tour upbeat and interesting. It was a large group but he ensured everyone had all the information. Great overview of early Dublin to now. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazingly informational tour! If your interested at all in the history of Ireland I highly recommend this tour. You will definitely get your money's worth considering how inexpensive it is. He could easily be charging 25 euro for this. Definitely wear good...More

2  Thank marissat787
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have taken this walking tour twice now. We had different guides both times and learned a lot of very interesting information. This is a must do when in Dublin. Their knowledge of the history of Dublin is excellent.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Dublin knowing very little about Irish history so decided to go on the walking tour to learn the background behind some of the sights. Tommy was a great guide, very charismatic and friendly. Lots of stories and history given in only 2...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Molly H
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Our guide was Brian and he was friendly, welcoming, and really great at answering my many questions. He put the history of that site into context with the overall history of Ireland and I felt like I learned so much in a very short amount...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 917Manjit
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Really enjoyed the tour, Tommy had such energy, and was very informative. I'd recommend to anyone with the slightest interest in history, or just Dublin!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scarlett F
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

It was very informational but also a whole lot of walking. Our guide was a speed walker and our group (16 people) got split up several times due to this.

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Reviewed November 25, 2018

A really interesting couple of hours spent at some of the key historical sites in the city centre. Our guide Tommy, who edits the magazine History Ireland, joked at the start that he was going to try and give us a 'full' through of a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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hgoldman77
August 18, 2018|
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Response from Ljmphd | Reviewed this property |
I believe we booked a day in advance, but our guide said he had accepted extra people the day before on the tour; probably depends on the day of the week and the season as to how busy it is.
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RoyalB
May 22, 2018|
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Response from Tommy G | Property representative |
You can either book online OR walk on & pay our guide cash on the day. We prefer the former as it allows us to anticipate numbers & lay on additional guides if needed. Tommy Graham, owner
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KailuaGal
January 15, 2017|
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Response from Tommy G | Property representative |
Sorry, only seeing this query now. Our tour finishes @ the Mansion House, Dawson Street, c. 5 minutes from Trinity College. Tommy Graham, owner
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