Overview

Ireland has long been a land associated with mystery, mythology, ancient legends, incredible characters and a unique love for great stories. The Fables & Folklore Free Tour will take you to explore Dublin through this vast and treasured legacy, full of legendary tribes and orders, gods and goddesses, saints and sinners, monsters and menaces, heroes and villains, ghosts and ghouls as well as the cult favourites that form an integral and beloved part in the story of Dublin & Ireland.
Learn how our ancient past became a vehicle for our recent revolutions, discover the Irish folktales that inspired Game of Thrones & Lord of the Rings, hear more about famous inhabitants such as Molly Malone & Saint Patrick himself as well as contemporary local legends, oddities & eccentric Dubliners - all with a lovely local guide on an often funny, sometimes dark, and always engaging tour.

This activity includes:

Intro to Irish mythology - Ancient beliefs & superstitions - Pagan Ireland - Tuatha De Dannan - Fír Bolg & the Faerie world - Medieval myth - The Hell Fire Club - Witches & heresy - The Occult - The Hairy Lemon - The D'Olocher - Bang Bang - Celtic Revival - Revolution & Rebellion - Modern influences of mythology - ...and so much more!

Our Guides

    FREETOUR.com Traveler Reviews

  • “Folklore”
      Reviewed on May 18, 2018

    It was great. Showed us all the cool old places in the city. Honestly wish they would expand on the old folklore a little more. But other then that it was great.

  • “Fabels and Folklore tour”
      Reviewed on May 04, 2018

    We had a great tour. Lot’s of good stories and fables. The walk around the city was good, we enjoyed every minute of it. Our guide was a passionate storieteller. Well worth going!

  • “Very entertaining tour”
      Reviewed on April 29, 2018

    Great stories and lots of laughter!
    Our tour guide, Keith/Daniel, was excellent, an Irish story teller who provided alot of amusement!

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Meeting point

One Central Plaza

On arrival

On foot:
One Central Plaza is located on Dame Street, one of the main streets in Dublin, so if you are staying in the city centre the best way to get here is by foot.

Please note, there is currently some construction works in place at One Central Plaza, our exact meeting point is located below the Tree of Gold.
Look for the guides with light-blue lanyards, nametags and our free tour sign.

Things to note

How do free tours work? It' simple, you're free to pay what you feel the tour was worth. Your lovely local guides don't receive any income other than tips from satisfied customers like you, meaning top quality tours on fair terms. Enjoy!

Booking for this tour is recommended to reserve your space specially during high season. This helps us to guarantee you'll receive a top quality tour!
Please note that this tour is only available to individual travellers & groups of less than 7 people on a voluntary-tip-basis. Groups of 7+ will incur a set fee and must be booked in advance.