‘I did this tour and wow it was brilliant! Great fun. I thought I knew Dublin but I learnt loads. Would recommend this strongly’ P Blair, Dublin
Here you’ll find ready-to-go versions of our popular walking tours of ingenious Dublin city, and family activity trails (map). An audio guided tour gives you a personal tour, to take at your own pace, and for the price of a coffee! You can try an extract before you buy, and you can download and start exploring in minutes.
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While stocks last. Buy 1 pack for just €10, or get 2 packs for €18 (plus €1.99 P&P). Buy now! Use by November 2013. Note these packs are at their sell by date, but store your Sugru in the fridge and extend its shelf-life by up to 6 months, into 2014.
Give someone the gift of a great Dublin walking tour and a memorable experience. You can buy one ticket or many, or a family ticket for two adults and two children. From €15. And our vouchers have no expiry date!
Blood and Guts – Dublin’s medical history
COMING SOON: Discover the horrible histories of the plague and cholera, hangings and grave robbing, then visit a leper hospital, and hear how Dublin doctors invented the stethoscope and the syringe. Just what the doctor ordered! Listen to an excerpt »
Weird and wonderful stories of great and iconic Irish inventions, from the engine that changed the world, to the face cream of the famous, and the man who made a fortune from punching holes into paper. Listen to an excerpt »
Great Irish scientists – Elephants and Earthquakes
Discover the many great Irish scientists whose ideas and discoveries changed the world, including the man who founded modern earthquake science with an explosion on Killiney beach, and why Dublin is famous for elephants! Listen to an excerpt »
The Hill of Tara – High Kings, Heroes and History
The essential guide to Ireland’s ancient royal capital. Packed with information about the stories, legends, archaeology and landscape, from the Stone Age to modern times, plus music and dramatic excerpts. Listen to an excerpt »
Dublin Rocks – The stones beneath your feet
This fascinating and unique tour mixes architecture, history and geology. A must for the curious visitor, it will have you stroking Jurassic creatures! Listen to an excerpt »
Celebrate a great Eureka! moment in science. This enjoyable podcast walking tour features the work of Ireland’s greatest scientist, William Rowan Hamilton, plus other canal stories, engineering and wildlife.
Metropolis — free activity trails for families & schools
Great for families and primary school classes. Discover how Dublin city works, and how everything around us is engineered with our trail along the River Liffey. Suitable for ages 8+ (PDF to download and print out).
Dub1in by Numb3rs – free activity trails for families & schools
Who knew maths in the city could be so interesting! These PDF walking trails are great for families and primary school classes. Activities suitable for ages 6-plus – plus some tricky activities for those who enjoy a challenge.
Botanic Gardens – Plants, People & History
Three different audio guided tours of the historic gardens at Glasnevin, packed with fascinating stories and over 200 years of history. Listen to an excerpt »
Royal Irish Academy – Inside No. 19 Dawson St
Audio guided tour, with historic proclamations, illustrated manuscripts, the very harp that was owned and played by Thomas Moore, Bard of Erin . . . and the finest room in Dublin. Listen to an excerpt »
The Science Safari – Trinity College Dublin
Explore Ireland’s most ingenious quarter in this free audio guided walking tour of Trinity College Dublin and its scientific heritage.
We’re delighted to contribute stories to this Twintrack Media audio tour, mixing weather and wildlife, maritime heritage and ingenious engineering.
What do I need?
Our audio guides are the same format as podcasts: MP3 files, that play on any MP3 player, such as an iPod. Most mobile phones can play these files, also devices such as many e-readers and satnav devices.
You can download free tours immediately; for our premium tours, we email you a secure download link when you buy the tour. Each audio guide pack includes all the audio tracks, notes and user guides, ’zipped’ together to make it easier and faster for you to download. Simply open the zip folder, and load the audio on to your MP3 player. You can be out and exploring in minutes.