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City of a Thousand Welcomes

Little Museum of Dublin | 15 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 661 1000
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A local introduction and a free drink!

I love meeting locals when travelling abroad and this program lets you do just that. On my first... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Toronto, Canada
Wonderful exposure to amazing Ireland

We (2 couples) began our 10 day trek through Ireland by meeting Rurairi our "ambassador" and went... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Visit the Little Museum of Dublin for more information on this award-winning civic initiative. We look forward to welcoming you to Dublin.
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Little Museum of Dublin | 15 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 661 1000

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love meeting locals when travelling abroad and this program lets you do just that. On my first day in Dublin, I met up with Ruairí at the Little Museum of Dublin and he took me to the elegant Merion Hotel around the corner for...More

1  Thank bigtravelnut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (2 couples) began our 10 day trek through Ireland by meeting Rurairi our "ambassador" and went to the Merion Hotel where we were regaled by amusing stories and interesting political and cultural details that are unavailable in any guidebook. We enjoyed cocktails and apps...More

1  Thank maddygirl621
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

What an incredible service - especially when you consider the hosts are volunteers! A free pint donated from a local pub was an unexpected bonus. We weren't sure exactly what to expect, but John was knowledgeable, friendly and keen to make sure we learned a...More

Thank bmcevoy
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My 16 year old son and I met up with Ruairi who is a fantastic ambassador for the beautiful city of Dublin. He seemed genuinely keen to find out about us and our interests, then gave us some relevant and useful suggestions for places to...More

1  Thank DebbieNix
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Meeting with a Dubliner to talk about Dublin and plan your itinerary -- such a great idea, and a very useful experience for me. I was lucky to meet Ruairi who provided just what I was looking for -- a list of "alternative" non-touristy places...More

2  Thank budgettrip
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We booked this event on the recommendation of a friend. What an amazing surprise! Brian was a fifth generation Dubliner. He was very knowledgeable, kind, well read, and entertaining. Our time together passed very quickly and this was a fast way to get to know...More

Thank Bridget B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Met with Mary and went downstairs for some coffee. Spent about an hour with her, talking about places to visit, history of Ireland, and current events. She was extremely friendly, down to earth, and we really enjoyed it! Thanks Mary!

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 22 February 2017

My wife Lesley and I met with Joe who is an ambassador for the City of Dublin. Joe took us to a beautiful restaurant for tea and a Great chat. Joe is a fountain of knowledge and answered all of our questions we asked and...More

Thank trl1812
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We made our reservation through the Little Museum of Dublin and were so fortunate in the volunteer who met us there, Brian Graham. He took us to the famous and grand Merrion Hotel for tea and crumpets, and we found him to be not only...More

Thank Isabella3890
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We met with Roger and had a lovely time talking about all things Dublin and Ireland! Could have gone on for many more hours!!!

2  Thank Sue R
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15 July 2017|
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Response from Angela D | Property representative |
Hi Kevin and Margarita The way to do this is to get on the City of a Thousand Welcomes website and see if there is availability for the dates you want. It's short notice but you might be lucky. Enjoy your trip. Angela... More
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5 February 2016|
Response from QzieInMD | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have an email address . It may be because they offer the participants a pint or a tea with the meeting and may not be able to accommodate 4 people. Just ask that to be waived in the email. You can buy your... More
8 March 2015|
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Response from GBJ-Cookies | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you need to book on "The city of a thousand welcomes" website and you will be met at "The little museum of Dublin" near St Stephens Green, great experience, Enjoy