Literary, Art & Music Tours in Dublin

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Literary, Art & Music Tours in Dublin

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  • zeacie
    Australia189 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Booked this tour last minute after having a great morning on the Dublin Free Walking Tour with Conor. This tour was a great time showcasing local pubs with beer, whisky and gin tastings finishing with a traditional Irish singing session. Highly recommend!
    Written 17 June 2024
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  • Laura P
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was a great tour! Very informative, fun and well organized. A great way to see Dublin and check out some pubs while learning about literature and history!
    Written 18 June 2024
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  • Mary Ann E
    Salem, NH57 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Musicians were talented and funny and versatile. We went to 2 pubs with them. They told stories and played. They explained the various types of Irish trad music and demonstrated each.
    Written 12 June 2024
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  • Joe L
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very cool and unique experience. Not something you’d think of while touring Dublin but definitely a must stop for music lovers. A look behind the scenes of recording music and which artists recorded over the years.
    Written 18 June 2024
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  • Patrick S
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sean was amazing! It was just my wife and myself and we had a great time exploring, hearing his stories, and listening to his songs! He has a great voice and a remarkable talent for music. He shared some spoken word poems and some folk songs, but our favorites were the native Irish language songs. He truly shared his love for music the entire tour and gave funny Irish anecdotes whenever given the chance. He also gave us food recommendations and dropped us off at a trad music session in Temple Bar. We’d recommend this tour to anyone who is visiting Dublin!
    Written 19 June 2024
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  • WDCtraveler2-2
    Washington DC, DC24 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Eammon was just fantastic. From the get go, he communicated well, was flexible, timely and a great guide. Living in Dublin, he started the tour information in a very conversational way talking us through a couple highlights on the way out of the city. Our tour was 7 people going to the Cliffs of Moher and Galway and back, with a stop in a traditional Irish pub for lunch. He played lots of different Irish music and discussed along the way, which was a great use of time and stopped to show us several other local and non-touristy stops along the way. He answered our questions, both historical and cultural, with great knowledge and was a delight to converse with. The van was very comfortable. Highly recommended!
    Written 11 March 2024
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  • Jessica D
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I recently did the Street Art Tour with Alternative Dublin, as well as the special edition, St. Brigid's weekend, Women in Street art. Both were amazing! But the Women in street art was my favourite. I couldn't believe all the street art I'd never noticed while having now been in Dublin for several years. The guides were brilliant and so knowledgeable and passionate about all the pieces they showed us. A special shoutout to Cliodhna, who was absolutely fantastic and answered every question and told loads of great anecdotes . She's such a gem!
    I've already recommended the tour to friends and will be keeping my eyes peeled for more similar tours from Alternative Dublin.
    GRMMA xx
    Written 20 February 2024
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  • Kathleen R
    Red Hook, NY2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I have used Dublin Tour Guide-Private tours previously on trips to Ireland. This time I booked a private Tour of Dublin Museums: Treasures of Ireland . John Caffrey was our tour guide. He was very knowledgeable about all the museums and Irish treasures we saw. He is very passionate about the history of Ireland and told us the most amazing stories about the different pieces of artwork as they related to Irish history. Thank you again John for a wonderful day and thank you to Dublin Tour Guide for setting up this tour for our small group. Kathy and Greg.
    Written 11 June 2024
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  • Takemeanywhere91
    40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were on a hen do in Dublin on Friday!! We had so much fun with you guys! The tour guides were hilarious and we didn’t stop laughing the entire time! Thoroughly recommend doing this we had an absolute ball!! Thankyou!!!
    Written 21 May 2024
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  • Dub
    20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Liam was an excellent tour guide. Enjoyed listening to his stories and hidden tales of Dublin crime. Highly recommend this tour!
    Written 13 April 2024
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  • Chris D
    Grand Cayman107 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Craicing good time learning about Irish trad music and singing along! Our two performers were engaging and fun (and talented).
    Written 26 June 2023
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  • Cheryl W
    Glenboro, Canada13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had two days in Dublin, loved it here. We took in the Jeanie Johnston famine ship. Trinity College, the long room and Book of Kells, Dublin Castle, the Prison, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Christ Church, temple Bar , walked along the River Liffey and went through numerous shops and of course The Guinness StoreHouse. We loved Dublin ,we loved the people, the Irish food! Great experience!
    Written 20 March 2024
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