Dublin Fables&Folklore Free Tour

Explore Ireland's other History - Local legends, secrets, superstitions, stories & more from our rich mythological tapestry.

Meeting Point

In the square in front of One Central Plaza, Dame St.

Description

A stroll through the city of tall-tales.

Mythological Ireland is far more than just leprechauns & fairies, we’re a nation who count incredible folk tales, ancient legends, Irish fables, intriguing characters, & wonderful story-tellers as some of our greatest treasures, and we are passionate about revealing this fascinating aspect of our culture & heritage on this Irish and Dublin folklore and Irish fables free tour. Join us to explore the stories of some of Dublin’s famous inhabitants, from Saint Patrick to Molly Malone, learn the Irish stories which have inspired Lord of the Rings & Game of Thrones, discover how our fierce revolutions were spurred on by our ancient past, and how our deepest superstitions still shape this enchanting city today. From mystical to mysterious, myths to incredible true stories, and fascinating people and characters, the Dublin folklore free tour is a must for the curious visitor to Dublin. Join this free tour for a different kind of stroll through the city!

  • Introduction to Irish mythology
  • Ancient beliefs & pagan Ireland
  • Irish gods & heroes, the Faerie world
  • Medieval myth
  • Witches & heresy
  • The Hell Fire Club, The Occult, Georgian Dublin
  • Legend of the buck
  • Local Dublin street characters
  • Gaelic Revival & Rebellion
  • Modern Ireland, our beliefs, superstitions, & more

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Schedule

Starts at
Monday flag2:30 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday flag2:30 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday flag2:30 PM
Saturday flag2:30 PM
Sunday Closed

Directions

On foot:


One Central Plaza is located on Dame Street, one of the main streets in Dublin, so if you are staying in the city centre, the best way to get here is by foot. Dubliners are very friendly people, so they'll be glad to give you directions.

Please note, there is currently major construction works in place at One Central Plaza, our exact meeting point is located at the ‘Tree of Gold’, a golden sphere. There you will see our guides wearing light-blue name tags and holding a Free Tour sign.

You can download our city map from here.

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