Literary, art & music tours in Dublin

THE 10 BEST Dublin Literary, Art & Music Tours

Literary, Art & Music Tours in Dublin

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2 hours
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  • melaniegriffiths44
    Kenilworth, UK38 contributions
    Great evening learning, chatting, laughing, tasting beer, stout, gin, whiskey and listening to ‘trad’ music. Conor our guide was brilliant and brought the tour to life. Would highly recommend.
    Review of: Traditional Dublin Pub Tour
    Written 8 May 2023
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  • dpyaffe
    Washington DC, DC64 contributions
    There are 850 pubs in Dublin. We started at The Duke, one of many James Joyce favorites. Over the course of the 2.5 hour evening, our guide (whose name we forgot) and his singing sidekick John gave us an enjoyable tour through several pubs in the vicinity of Trinity College and St.Andrew’s church (by the Molly Malone well loved statue) with quotations and stories about Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Brendan Behan and others, interspersed with songs and historic highlights of the pubs (including one of several 1st editions of Ulysses—see my other reviews. This is a tour you do to catch the spirit of less than highbrow nights in Dublin
    Review of: Dublin Literary Pub Crawl
    Written 31 May 2023
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  • megank263
    Singapore, Singapore7 contributions
    Eamonn is simply a treasure! We had a fabulous time touring the West Coast of Ireland with him over a period of 5 days.
    From the moment that he came to pick up our family group, consisting of my husband and I, plus our two young-adult kids and my 80-year old Dad, Eamonn went above and beyond in ensuring that each member of the family was having the best possible time. He was super flexible and came up with fantastic suggestions and alternative plans along the way, depending on the weather and how everyone was feeling. All of his recommendations were spot on. His knowledge of Ireland, Irish history, geography and culture, especially music were very much appreciated. He also did his utmost to make sure everyone was comfortable and cosy, going as far as sharing the jacket (practically) off his own back! He is such a gregarious chap that not only did we have great chat along the way but we were also made welcome everywhere we went as Eamonn struck up conversation and introduction with local folks at each stop. A wonderful, genuine and personal experience with memories we will all cherish for years to come!
    Review of: Private Cliffs of Moher experience, Galway bay and West of Ireland adventure
    Written 30 April 2023
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  • mcateesphar13
    Sacramento, CA75 contributions
    Sean is a good storyteller and singer. We enjoyed the tour and learned about Irish folklore as well.
    Review of: Musical Tour Of Dublin
    Written 22 May 2023
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  • Zingho
    Ottawa, Canada33 contributions
    This was a unique and fascinating experience that was fun, informative and full of surprises. It was a memorable peek into the inner workings of such a historically significant recording studio. Highly recommended!
    Review of: Windmill Lane Recording Studios - Visitor Experience
    Written 30 May 2023
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  • Isha D
    1 contribution
    It was a great experience to explore Dublin with Diarmuid. He is a amazing guide. While he was talking about the street art I learnt a lot. If anyone wants to try something new I highly recommend this tour.
    Review of: Dublin Street Art Walking Tour
    Written 7 May 2023
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  • ADufton123
    2 contributions
    Brilliant! We weren’t sure what to expect but this was an all round favourite activity that we did whilst in Dublin. Would highly recommend!
    Review of: A Silent Disco Walking Tour
    Written 30 May 2023
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  • Fiona C
    19 contributions
    Excellent tour, I would highly recommend it.
    Eoin was brilliant, highly knowledgeable and very engaging. Dublin is my hometown and I learned a lot today.

    Thank you!
    Review of: The Dublin True Crime Tour
    Written 7 January 2023
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  • Hana Klain
    Zagreb, Croatia52 contributions
    Temple bar is very nice place, actually one of the first in Dublin, easy to find, great music, and has a James Joyce corner. It got awarded and warm recommendations to visit it, enjoy :-)
    Review of: Dublin Private Custom Tour, Off-The-Beaten-Path in Temple Bar with a Local
    Written 4 February 2019
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  • Susan G
    1 contribution
    Don't book this tour. It is a complete scam. And expensive scam too. They say that they have tours by literary experts and sent us someone who said nothing either about Dublin or its history for 1/2 an hour. The only thing he seemed to know about Joyce was that he was "complicated." He seemed to have no plan for the tour. We stopped the tour and tried to get our money back. But we are no the tickets are non-refundable.
    Review of: Dublin Literary Tour with a Local Expert: 100% Personalized & Private
    Written 25 August 2022
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  • Mobile67556610027
    1 contribution
    There were no problems with this tour itself. However when we booked on Viator we thought it was for more than one person as per the tour operators website. It wasn't. It was set per person on Viator.
    This was our mistake for not noticing. The result was an extremely high price per person for this tour. I would not recommend the tour at this price to anyone.
    Review of: Dublin Irish Musical Pub Tour
    Written 20 October 2022
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