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Dublin Ulysses Tours

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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
21 Fleet Street | The Palace Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 85 711 2069
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Ulysses tour with David was a birthday present and it could not have been more special. David is most knowledgable and has a great enthusiasm to share his knowledge and insights. This tour is a must for those who would like to discover Dublin...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SDG1963
Reviewed 20 July 2018

My husband and I met David at the Palace Bar on the afternoon of July 1, 2018 for our tour, along with two other folks. It was a marvelous three hours! David has a wealth of knowledge about Dublin, Joyce and of course, is very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank shepherdgary
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from shepherdgary | Reviewed this property |
Try again - he may take a day to respond as he is very busy - but he will get back to you. Well worth persevering.
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Response from gabrielbH9465VL | Reviewed this property |
Call David. Dublin Ulysses Tours is on TripAdvisor. His phone number is there. Enjoy, it was awfully fun.