Tour 1 | How to Read a Painting. next dates: eve 23rd & eve 30th Oct. 6-8pm

Demystifying the language of Art at the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin.  Have you ever looked at saints in a church or a altarpiece, or in a painting at a museum, and wished you knew who they were?   

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Tour 1 | How to Read a Painting. next dates: eve 23rd & eve 30th Oct. 6-8pm

Demystifying the language of Art at the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin.  Have you ever looked at saints in a church or a altarpiece, or in a painting at a museum, and wished you knew who they were?   

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Tour 2 | How to Read a Cathedral

On this tour we scratch behind the surface to decode some of the many and varied stories hidden in the art and history of Ireland’s largest Cathedral, the 800 year old Saint Patrick’s;  the resting place of Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s

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Tour 2 | How to Read a Cathedral

On this tour we scratch behind the surface to decode some of the many and varied stories hidden in the art and history of Ireland’s largest Cathedral, the 800 year old Saint Patrick’s;  the resting place of Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s

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Tour 3 | Medieval Walls, Gates and Watchtowers Thursday afternoon, 16th Oct & SUNday 23rd NOV

Medieval Walls, Towers and Prisons is an interactive treasure hunt. Walking with our “treasure maps” in hand, we examine how to read the city street-scape and other clues to seek out and trace the lines of the old walls, towers and gates of the

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Tour 3 | Medieval Walls, Gates and Watchtowers Thursday afternoon, 16th Oct & SUNday 23rd NOV

Medieval Walls, Towers and Prisons is an interactive treasure hunt. Walking with our “treasure maps” in hand, we examine how to read the city street-scape and other clues to seek out and trace the lines of the old walls, towers and gates of the

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Tour 4 | Georgian Splendour, Masterpieces of Georgian Dublin, every Wednesday, with the Irish Georgian Society.

Dublin Decoded is proud to collaborate on this tour with the Irish Georgian Society (IGS) – Ireland’s leading, oldest promoters and protectors of our architectural heritage, involved in conservation, education and advocacy for over 50 years. please note: there are

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Tour 4 | Georgian Splendour, Masterpieces of Georgian Dublin, every Wednesday, with the Irish Georgian Society.

Dublin Decoded is proud to collaborate on this tour with the Irish Georgian Society (IGS) – Ireland’s leading, oldest promoters and protectors of our architectural heritage, involved in conservation, education and advocacy for over 50 years. please note: there are

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Tour 5 | Great Victorians

On this tour we explore the rich legacy of beautiful, spectacular buildings, with their applied arts, detail and decor, from the second half of the 19th century, the Victorian era. We decode gargoyles and arches, shimmering ceramic and virtuoso stone sculpture

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Tour 5 | Great Victorians

On this tour we explore the rich legacy of beautiful, spectacular buildings, with their applied arts, detail and decor, from the second half of the 19th century, the Victorian era. We decode gargoyles and arches, shimmering ceramic and virtuoso stone sculpture

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Tour 6 | The South East City Centre Pot-Pouri

 A walking tour of South East Dublin city centre and its details,  Merrion and Fitzwilliam Squares, St Stephen’s Green, Kildare St and Trinity College. The area around Grafton Street and St Stephen’s Green has been considered Dublin’s most fashionable district

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Tour 6 | The South East City Centre Pot-Pouri

 A walking tour of South East Dublin city centre and its details,  Merrion and Fitzwilliam Squares, St Stephen’s Green, Kildare St and Trinity College. The area around Grafton Street and St Stephen’s Green has been considered Dublin’s most fashionable district

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Tour 7 | River Walk | occaisonal Sundays or Bank Hol Mondays.

A Dublin river walk along the Liffey,  featuring architecture, literature and history. To celebrate bank holidays, or occasional Sundays, when the beautiful quays, normally busy with traffic, are quiet and peaceful, we are offering a special river walk along the River Liffey.

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Tour 7 | River Walk | occaisonal Sundays or Bank Hol Mondays.

A Dublin river walk along the Liffey,  featuring architecture, literature and history. To celebrate bank holidays, or occasional Sundays, when the beautiful quays, normally busy with traffic, are quiet and peaceful, we are offering a special river walk along the River Liffey.

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Tour 8 | North by North-West

The North-West district of the city is possibly the most neglected quarter of Dublin and the most underrated.  Yet it boasts a buried Medieval abbey; copious fabulous Georgian architecture; the splendid Victorian city markets with their wonderful terracotta decor, a forgotten, buried harbour, (yes,

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Tour 8 | North by North-West

The North-West district of the city is possibly the most neglected quarter of Dublin and the most underrated.  Yet it boasts a buried Medieval abbey; copious fabulous Georgian architecture; the splendid Victorian city markets with their wonderful terracotta decor, a forgotten, buried harbour, (yes,

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Sate your curiosity, answers to Decoded picture quiz!

Third annual Dublin picture quiz now closed!  Thanks to everyone who entered,  and well done, the standard of right answers was very high!   For people seeing it for the first time, the idea below was simply to identify as

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Sate your curiosity, answers to Decoded picture quiz!

Third annual Dublin picture quiz now closed!  Thanks to everyone who entered,  and well done, the standard of right answers was very high!   For people seeing it for the first time, the idea below was simply to identify as

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Try your hand at the 2014 Dublin Deocded picture quiz?

The deadline for answers and entries for our annual Dublin picture quiz is now passed but you are very welcome to enjoy the quiz anyway.    All you do is identify as many of the 21 Dublin pictures of buildings,

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Try your hand at the 2014 Dublin Deocded picture quiz?

The deadline for answers and entries for our annual Dublin picture quiz is now passed but you are very welcome to enjoy the quiz anyway.    All you do is identify as many of the 21 Dublin pictures of buildings,

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