Tour 1 | How to Read a Painting

Demystifying the language of Art at the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin.  Tour available either Tuesday afternoon and/or Thursday evening. For next tour, and booking in, see below.  Have you ever looked at a sculpture of saints in a

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Tour 1 | How to Read a Painting

Demystifying the language of Art at the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin.  Tour available either Tuesday afternoon and/or Thursday evening. For next tour, and booking in, see below.  Have you ever looked at a sculpture of saints in a

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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, Tuesday 5th August.

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, Tuesday 5th August.

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 very proud to announce that this tour is now held in partnership with the Irish Georgian Society, the IGS.   The IGS is one of Ireland’s leading, oldest and most respected promoters and protectors of our precious architectural

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

Dublin Decoded is very proud to announce that this tour is now held in partnership with the Irish Georgian Society, the IGS.   The IGS is one of Ireland’s leading, oldest and most respected promoters and protectors of our precious architectural

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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 | Bank Hol Monday, 4th Aug. | 2.15

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

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Tour 7 | River Walk | Bank Hol Monday, 4th Aug. | 2.15

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

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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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