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This free tour is great for seeing parts of Dublin city where other free walking tours don't go while learning all about Dublin's literary heritage. A relaxed paced stroll to beautiful areas of the city centre brings you through Georgian Dublin and along the canal bank walk while discovering plenty about Dublin's, and Ireland's, exceptional literary sons & daughters, their lives, works, characters and their impact on the city and country across many levels of society and generations as well as incredible anecdotes from their lives. It is very interesting subject matter and includes famous greats such as Wilde, Joyce, Beckett, Shaw and more while tracing the country's tumultuous history through the works and lives of the literary artists who resided in and / or grew up in Dublin.

Overview

Come stroll with us along literary hotspots such as Baggot Street, Merrion Square, the Canal Bank Walk and discover Georgian Dublin. Our local passionate guides will share with you the history of this compelling time in Irish history, gain an insight into the Irish mindset and hear about the stories & secrets of these famous writers on this 3 hour tour.

This activity includes:

The Celtic literary revival - Irish theatre - WB Yeats - Patrick Kavanagh - Traditional Irish music revival - Maud Gonne - Trinity College Alumni - James Joyce - Oscar Wilde - Brendan Behan - Samuel Beckett

Our Guides

    Traveler Reviews

  • “Decent”
    Rating: 3 Reviewed on June 18, 2018

    Didn’t really enjoy chasing our tour guide around Dublin. It literally felt like he was running from us the entire time. It’s a good workout, but many people struggled to keep up with his pace.

  • “Free Walking Tour of Dublin”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June 18, 2018

    This tour was excellent! Our guide was very knowledgeable, while also being funny and engaging. Would recommend!

  • “Great walking tour”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June 18, 2018

    The walking tour consisted on the most well known spots in Dublin with a stop for a pint midway. Alan who was our guide for the tour around the city was both fun and had a lot of knowledge on the...

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

Booking for this tour is essential to reserve your space specially during high season. This helps us to guarantee you'll receive a top quality tour!

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