Tel: + 353 (0) 87 6889412/ (0) 87 8303523

 
Meeting Point, Trinity College
Trinity College front gate
Trinity College, Front Square
Trinity College—our first stop (beside the bicycles).
Old Parliament, College Green
The colonial parliament in 1790
Ha'penny Bridge
Ha'penny Bridge Dublin
Merchants' Arch
Merchants' Arch, Temple Bar
Dublin Society of United Irishmen
Theobald Wolfe Tone, founder of the United Irishmen
Isolde’s Tower
Dublin’s medieval walls—Isolde’s Tower is at the northeast corner.
Music Hall, Fishamble Street
George Frideric Handel
Four Courts
The Public Record Office, Four Courts, destroyed during the Civil War, June 1922
Christ Church Cathedral
City Hall
Dublin Castle
George’s Street Arcade
George’s Street arcade—the world’s oldest shopping mall.
Johnston’s Court
Grafton St.
Anti-Treaty IRA on Grafton Street on the eve of the Civil War
Mansion House
The first Dáil Éireann meets in the Mansion House’s Round Room, January 1919
Great Famine Memorial
Edward Delaney’s Great Famine memorial, St Stephen’s Green.
St Stephen’s Green
Fusiliers’ Arch (aka ‘Traitors’ Gate’), St Stephen’s Green
The Little Museum of Dublin
Front room in The Little Museum of Dublin

The Tour

In just over 2 hours, this Fáilte Ireland-approved, award-winning and entertaining walking tour, conducted by our guides, history graduates of Trinity College Dublin and the National University of Ireland, explores the main features of Irish history - Dublin's development, the influence of the American and French Revolutions, the Potato Famine, the Great War and the 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, the Northern conflict and Ireland today.

WHEN

Summer (May-Sept):
daily 11am & 3pm

Spring/ Autumn (April & Oct):
daily 11am

Winter (Nov-March):
Fri/Sat & Sun 11am

 

How Long?
2 Hours+

WHERE

Meet: Trinity College (front gate).

Where do we go?
Trinity College, House of Lords/Old Parliament, Temple Bar, Four Courts, Christ Church Cathedral, City Hall, Dublin Castle, Grafton Street, Mansion House & St Stephen’s Green

Tickets: €12, €10 students/seniors (60+), under 14s free. Pay guide on the day or
BOOK ONLINE

GROUPS

Available all year round at any time for groups up to a recommended maximum of 30, €215.65 (inc. VAT @13.5%) for a 2 hour+ tour. Suitable for University, School, Conference and Corporate Groups. Previous and ongoing clients.
Contact Us here.

PRIVATE TOURS

Available all year round at any time for 4 people or less, €160 (incl. VAT @ 13.5%) per 3 hours. If you have a short layover (min. 6 hours) we can arrange pick-up and drop-back to Dublin Airport for an additional €300.
Contact Us here.

Variations on a theme
(available for private/group bookings)
Revolutionary Dublin: 1913-23

Revolutionary Dublin: 1913-23

In 1912 Ireland was part of the United Kingdom; a decade later, most of Ireland had left it forever. This was the Irish Revolution, and Dublin was its... More...

Monks, Marauders and Merchants: A Walk through Medieval Dublin

Monks, Marauders and Merchants: A Walk through Medieval Dublin

Dublin’s origins lie in two pre-Viking settlements, one monastic, one secular, but it was the Vikings in the ninth century who made Dublin the trading... More...

Dublin’s Architecture: Augustan Capital of a Gaelic Nation

Dublin’s Architecture: Augustan Capital of a Gaelic Nation

Dublin is much admired for its diverse shades of architecture: from walled medieval town to the city of Georgian splendour and grace – Trinity College,... More...

French Tour

French Tour

Quelles Histoires! Ballades historiques dans Dublin. Depuis 1986, Historical Walking Tours of Dublin vous propose des ballades commentées par nos guides... More...

Story of Irish Food

Story of Irish Food

It is “Beefsteaks and Oysters as Usual”, one Dublin eatery advertised in the 1840s in contrast to the bad news about potato failures and mass starvation.... More...

The Historical Running Tour of Dublin

The Historical Running Tour of Dublin

Dublin’s first Historical Running Tour. Keep fit while discovering the best of Dublin’s varied streetscapes and off-the-beaten-track landmarks in... More...