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Irish Folk Tours

20 Bridge Street | The Brazen Head, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 492 2543
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I was really looking forward to some Irish storytelling. This was not the case John, our... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
grammie d
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Berkeley, California
Amazing experience for young and old

Brought our kids for a magical evening of Irish history, storytelling and great food. This is a... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Amyhud
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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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20 Bridge Street | The Brazen Head, Dublin 8, Ireland
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+353 1 492 2543
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I was really looking forward to some Irish storytelling. This was not the case John, our speaker, spent the entire time talking about the potato and it’s place in the Irish food culture and the subsequent famine and immigration from Ireland. Not very cheery. Then,...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Brought our kids for a magical evening of Irish history, storytelling and great food. This is a must do! Allow three hours for a wonderful traditional dinner mixed with music and stories that are second to none. Silainte!

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed an evening in an upstairs room at the Brazenhead Pub listening to the ultra-charming and knowledgeable storyteller Michael Heavey. He made everyone feel as if he were their best friend, entertained us heartily and disappeared at appropriate times so we could eat and...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Although attending the evening on my own, I did not feel the slightest uncomfortable as the warmth and friendliness of everyone I met, including Philip hosting the entertainment was truly special. A good menu choice and including a good old singalong half way through to...More

Thank Caroline I
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The Irish Folk Tours at the Brazen Head in Dublin was a wonderful way to learn a bit about Ireland from stories and folklore handed down from generation to generation. The food was choices of traditional Irish dishes and was delicious. Tea and/or coffee was...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We checked out the Irish folk music, storytelling, and food at Brazen Head. Oliver who performed the music and storytelling was amazing! We def enjoyed it and it was a great opener to start off our ireland trek! Something to def experience!

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This sounded like a great introduction to Dublin to start our 16-day road trip--especially on July 4! The execution wasn't quite up to par but it was still nice. The room at the Brazen Inn is cosy, with hard wooden bench-seats that aren't very comfortable,...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great time, food was awesome, and a good entertainment too. We learned a bit about a lot of Irish folk history. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening! Family entertainment at its best.

1  Thank rmatile
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

We arranged this activity after having anothe experience cancelled. What a lucky break this turned out to be. We weren't quite sure what to expect but we were thoroughly enchanted by the evening. It began with a storyteller talking about the history orf Ireland. It...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Yes the location is the Brazen Head Inn, which is advertised as the oldest pub in Ireland, yes it is a good but short introduction to the country but one does sit elbow to elbow with your neighboring dinner guest (they pack them in) and...More

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the show will finish up around 10pm and you can hail a taxi outside the Brazen Head easily at the end of the night
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