Oscar Wilde Walking Tours Dublin

Oscar Wilde Walking Tours Dublin

Oscar Wilde Walking Tours Dublin
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Literary, Art & Music Tours • Walking Tours • Private Tours
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Saturday
14:00 - 15:30
Sunday
14:00 - 15:30
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**Closed at for 2022 at present** Retrace the footsteps of Oscar Wilde in the early days of his life while he grew up in Dublin. The influences and surroundings of Oscar's upbringing shaped him into the world famous icon that he is today. This unique guided walking tour explores his birthplace, collage and social haunts and encompasses quotes, talks and readings from selected Oscar Wilde works. This is the only guided tour focusing exclusively on the early life of Oscar Wilde in Dublin. Your guide Oisin has extensive knowledge on the life and times of Oscar Wilde in Dublin and is guaranteed to provide a fascinating insight into this wonderful writer.
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

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Eddle
Jacksonville, FL7 contributions
Mar 2020
Ed and Caroline Lee from Florida. What was supposed to be a two hour tour, turned into four and could have gone on for days. We were captivated and transported back to the days of Wilde and many other Irish writers. Oisin became our new best friend. Intelligent and passionate, he told us the back stories of streets, buildings, people and everything in between. Ed went to medical school at Trinity : a born and bred Irishman. Oisin showed us a side of Dublin that Ed had no idea existed. Oisin brought the tour alive by throwing in poetry readings and sections from Wilde's books. His passion for keeping Oscar Wilde's work and persona alive are infectious and real. We visited Swenys, some landmark pubs, and some old stomping grounds of the Irish greats that we would never have found on our own. We cannot recommend this tour highly enough. I could go on, but seriously, the only way to experience Dublin's literary wealth is to take a tour with Oisin. Enjoy!!
Written 19 March 2020
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Kate J
Chichester, UK2 contributions
Feb 2020
We were lucky enough to have Oisin take us on a private 2 hour tour. He was utterly brilliant and took us on an amazing and fascinating trip around the sights of Dublin connected with Oscar Wilde and his writing. Oisin was passionate and knowledgeable and his love for Wilde was obvious! He brought it to life with all his little stories. Honestly couldnt recommend it highly enough, thank you Oisin!
Written 11 February 2020
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Shane Hamilton
1 contribution
Nov 2019 • Friends
I did the tour with a group of friends in November. As a relatively new resident of Dublin I found the tour both interesting and insightful and certainly gave me some knowledge of Dublin Landmarks through the eyes of Oscar Wilde as he would have immersed himself in the culture and history of the city during his life.
I particularly enjoyed the guided tour of Trinity college In relation to Oscar Wilde’s period of academic study at the world renowned University.

Oisin, the tour guide was highly knowledgeable, friendly and witty. I would highly recommend the tour to tourists and Dubliners alike.

Shane
Written 11 January 2020
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Daniel C
Dublin, Ireland24 contributions
Nov 2019
I did this tour a few weeks back with friends and would highly recommend. Taking you around where Oscar lived worked and studied gives you a new perspective on the man he was and the man the Ireland would help him become. Delivered enigmatically by Oisín, this tour is a real gem.
Written 20 December 2019
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John M
1 contribution
Nov 2019
I did the Oscar Wilde walking tour on Saturday with some friends, I really enjoyed the tour, Oisin was a great tour guide. We listened to loads of different facts about oscars life, where he lived and what he got up to In Dublin, I really enjoyed listening to the poems Oisin read out, it gave me a good insight into oscars life here. We stopped off in Sweeney’s cemist to listen to a reading too. Oisin was very informative on the tour I would recommend this tour to locals and tourists when visiting Dublin. Really enjoyed, and the rain held off too ...thanks Oisin..

John
Written 25 November 2019
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SAnd
Glasgow, UK4 contributions
Jul 2019
We had the great pleasure of going on a tour around Dublin with the fantastic guide Oisin. My wife and daughter are huge Oscar Wilde fans and I have heard about him from them – but I thoroughly enjoyed this guided tour even though not being a Wilde fan (before the tour 😊). The tour is enlightening, entertaining and a great way to get to know Dublin and Wilde. I highly recommend this tour for everyone – Wilde fans and others.
Written 11 November 2019
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Uros B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates20 contributions
Oct 2019 • Solo
An amazing tour with Oisin, the guide, who tells you an incredible story of Oscars early life and upbringing, with so many details and actual sites where he was born, grew up, studied, etc. At some of the mentioned places, that havent changed for 150year, but have shaped the Oscars life, Oisin would read some of bis work or poems and teleport you back in the past, in Oscars early years or college days.
I would recommended the tour not only for the Oscars fans but for any literature fan. You will be moved by the paradox of Oscars Wilde persona, genius and wit, and with his tragic choices in life narrated,in so much detail, by the incredible guide Oisin. Enjoy.
Written 25 October 2019
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Wanderlings
2 contributions
Sep 2019
We had such a great time with Oisin on the Oscar Wilde Walking Tour. He was knowledgeable, entertaining and passionate. His enthusiasm was contagious and we really were able to understand life in Dublin in the mid to late 1800’s. We totally recommend this tour!
Written 5 October 2019
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John S
Tampa, FL65 contributions
Jun 2019
It was a lengthy and very informative walking tour. It seemed like we walked through the whole downtown area . It seemed every brick had a story behind it.
Written 30 August 2019
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Michelle W
2 contributions
Aug 2019 • Friends
Oisin was the most enthusiastic, engaging and knowledgeable person I’ve ever met. I’ve walked through the areas of Dublin we visited on the tour on previous occasions, having never realised the history behind it. Oisin guided us through the life and times of Oscar Wilde with passion and pride. We met some lovely people along the way and enjoyed a pint of Guinness with the group in Kennedy’s bar at the end having learned Oscar once worked there. An unforgettable and most memorable day!
Written 24 August 2019
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