A tour designed to highlight the many diverse literary lives of the city.
Dublin has a renowned reputation for famous writers and is a UNESCO city of literature.
Find out what inspired Bram Stoker to write Dracula, where Joyce first met his muse, Nora Barnacle.
See Oscar Wilde's lifesize statue and home and hear of his tragic life.
Visit the Abbey threatre founded by WB Yeats and learn of the riots that marred it's early history.
Visit the hallowed halls of Trinity College and hear of it's long literary tradition from Swift to Beckett.
See the pubs associated with Behan, Kavanagh and Flann O'Brian and perhaps sample a pint of the black stuff!
All this and frequent readings highlighting the witty and diverse work of the literary set.
Start at Trinity College front gate, Nassau Street, Swenys Chemist,
Merrion Square, Grafton Street, Temple Bar, O'Connell Street.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Monument/Building
Duration: 3 hours
Tours usually start at 10am and 2pm but can be changed on request.
Walking tour but public transport can be used if required.
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Euros - Coffee, Guinness optional.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a driver but can accompany you in a car or coach if required.
Certain attractions like Dublin Castle, Kilmainham Goal have their own in-house guides, so I do not guide there but can accompany you.