Follow Joyce's life and characters with your local private guide
This walk around central Dublin brings you to over 20 sites associated with Joyce's books- Dubliners, Portrait of the Artist, Ulysses and Finnegan's Wake.
The locations will offer an insight into both Joyce's life and times and pinpoint actual places mentioned in his works.
Short readings will capture events from his books and the history and social life of Edwardian Dublin will be explored.
Joyce's relationship with Nora Barnacle will be explained and a visit to Swenys chemist shop included.
An optional visit to the James Joyce centre can be included. Entrance fee €5pp. Closed on Mondays.
Locations associated with Joyce's life and works include-
Sweneys chemist shop,
Oscar Wilde's house,
Nassau street/Finn's hotel
Davy Byrne's pub,
North Great George's street,
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 3 hours
Tours usually start at 10am or 2pm but can be moved if requested.
Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Euros - Just enough for coffee, water etc.
There is a €5 entrance fee to the James Joyce centre if an optional visit is required. Closed Mondays.
- 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.