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Historical Walking Tours of Dublin

Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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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 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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Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our guide, Brian, was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and funny and even helped us find the bus after! Would recommend for a great introduction to Dublin!

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We had a fantastic and informative tour with Tim. Our 2 daughters, 12 and 15 were kept engaged also. I’m not always a fan of walking tours, but this was one of the highlights of our 2 week trip to Ireland. Not to be missed!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a great walking tour! Tim was a wonderful guide who provided a Trinity College Professor level “lesson” on local history - from the Vikings to current issues, and everything in between. We learned so much and got to see a lot of the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I did this tour with Tim on our first day in Dublin. He was an absolutely fantastic guide, knowledgeable, informative, and happy to answer any questions. Got a really good background both the political and social history of the city. Can’t recommend...More

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We had a wonderful tour with Tim through the streets of Dublin recently. Starting at Trinity College he regaled us for 3 hours(on an advertised 2 hour trip). He was so knowledgable without being at all 'over the heads' of us. He clearly enjoys sharing...More

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RoyalB
23 May 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
16 January 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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AprilMalaysia
30 August 2016|
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Response from lecia210 | Reviewed this property |
I did the SANDEMANs NEW Dublin, Free Walking Tour during the week. I am 53 and thought it was fantastic. I highly recommend them.
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