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My group was in Dublin for a writer's workshop the week before Bloomsday. David's tour was a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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A tour of Ulysses and Dublin

My first time in Dublin (having read Ulysses when doing my degree), it was a real treat to join an... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
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A guided walking tour of Dublin explaining the world's most celebrated novel, James Joyce's modernist masterpiece Ulysses.
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21 Fleet Street | The Palace Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My group was in Dublin for a writer's workshop the week before Bloomsday. David's tour was a brilliant beginning to the week, and set the tone for the conference. He knows Dublin, Joyce and Ullyses inside and out. He led us all over the city,...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

My first time in Dublin (having read Ulysses when doing my degree), it was a real treat to join an American family group on David's tour. To a person who has not read Ulysses this tour would be great introduction to the novel and to...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Some 50 years having passed since I last opened a James Joyce book - A Portrait of the Artist - and being none the wiser after two years of study - I approached our meeting with David with a fair degree of apprehension James Joyce...More

Thank edgbaston
Reviewed 4 June 2018

My father and I both read Ulysses and we really wanted to experience Dublin from the character's points of view. David provided us with exactly what we were looking for. We met David in the Palace Bar - a traditional, quiet literary pub and he...More

Thank Terrance H
Reviewed 2 June 2018

My daughter and I were in Dublin and wanted to do a literary walking tour that did not involve pubs. I came across David's Ulysses tour and thought we'd give it a chance. Glad we did as it was interesting and informative and despite never...More

Thank JEJ4938
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Consider David's Ulysses tour at three levels. First, for a tourist it is a wonderful tour of South Dublin be a charming native. I loved that. Second, for a lover of Irish poetry and literature, and not just Joyce either, it was a a taste,...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I have been meaning to write this review for a long time. Bottom line: this is a tour you do not want to miss! First of all, I have to point out that I had not read the book, Ulysses, before this tour...so if you're...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 1 February 2018

The tardiness of this review is inversely related to the quality of my experience with David, having spent the better part of a day with him on an individual tour. We began not at the Palace Bar, but at the Gresham Hotel where I was...More

3  Thank jrogers461
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We spent half a day walking through Dublin with David as he made Joyce's Ulysses come to life. Whether you are a connoisseur of Joyce or never even heard of him, David's knowledge and passion pulls you in. Simply, he is the most engaging and...More

1  Thank Mindy R
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

For fans of James Joyce’s Ulysses this is a great way to follow the footsteps of Leopold Bloom and get a unique view of Dublin. David was a terrific tour guide as he took us from The Palace Bar to Sweeney’s. The almost four hour...More

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Response from Gabriel B | Reviewed this property |
Call David. Dublin Ulysses Tours is on TripAdvisor. His phone number is there. Enjoy, it was awfully fun.