dublin walking tours

My 2.5 hour Dublin walking tours show you the major attractions of the Irish capital, intertwined with stories about the city’s colourful characters and gives you further ideas about things to do in Dublin in your free time.

I have worked in Trinity College, the Vatican, Rome City, Glasnevin Cemetery and the General Post Office in Dublin and I work for Rick Steves in Dublin and throughout Ireland.

dublin walking tour

dublin walking tours I trace the history of Dublin from stone age roots, to Viking town, second city of the British Empire to modern European capital.

I discuss the key people in Dublin’s history such as Saint Patrick, Strongbow, Wolfe Tone, Oscar Wilde, James Joyce.

I meet you in the reception of your hotel, or another place in Dublin you’d like, on a date and time that suits you before walking with you around the Irish capital.

Dublin Tourist Attractions

dublin tours Sites visited on this tour include: Trinity College Dublin, the Book of Kells, Parliament House Dublin, Temple Bar, Dublin Castle and City Hall.

This route is compact and all the sites are within 2 miles of each other.

I include recommendations for lunch, dinner and bars for good pint of Guinness or Irish music for later on.

I make sure you know how to get back to your hotel at at the end of the tour.

Dublin Sightseeing

walks in dublinI can include other sites if literature or music are more your things.

I include stops for bathrooms and coffee/tea/water. Photos are permitted everywhere except at the Book of Kells.

I organise skip the line tickets so we waste no time waiting in line.

More than half the tour is indoors so I do my best to keep you out of the rain, which isn’t as bad as the rumours.

City Sightseeing Dublin

things to do dublinThis private walking tour of Dublin costs €150 in total for two people, or €75 each, and includes your skip the line tickets to the Book of Kells (€14 per person).

Price increases €50 for each additional person.

If you have more than 6 people in your party please email me below for a price quote.

Book Dublin Walking Tours

If you would like to book a tour with me, please fill out this form and it will email me your request.

If you don’t get a response from me within 24 hours, please email me directly on dara@daramccarthy.com. Thank you.

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    Day trips from Dublin

    As well as this Dublin walking tour, I also provide a Dublin Pub Crawl which shows you 5 key bars in the Irish capital.

    If you would like to get out of Dublin for a few hours, you can read up on my Powerscourt Tour or my Glendalough Trip.

    My Tour reviews: Dublin Walking Tour

    Rated 5.0/5 based on a selection 9 customer reviews out of thousands.

    • An easy and Fun Experience

      The tour was everything and more than we expected. Thanks for making it an easy and fun experience for the whole family.
    • Tour was good

      Tour was good. Dara was informative and accomodating
    • Dara was Outstanding

      Dara was outstanding. The tour was sensational and met every expectation we had. Our two teenage boys where very impressed with the tour and thoroughly enjoyed Dara's commentary, humor and knowledge.
    • Very Professional

      My husband and I went on the tour and enjoyed it very much. It was very professional.
    • Easy to Understand

      Dara was a good guide and seemed to know what he was talking about, plus he was easy to understand.
    • Throughly Enjoyed the Tour

      Dara was excellent I throughly enjoyed the tour as did my family. I would do it again when I return.
    • Worth every penny.

      Worth every penny.
    • Tons of Sense of Humour

      I love Dara's format of explaining with tons of sense of humour.
      5.0 Stars
    • Very Informative and Interesting

      Dara was very informative and interesting. He made the tour very successful. We recommended that some collegues we were later meeting book their tour with you company.