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  • Location:Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration:2 hours (approx.)

Dublin Literary Pub Crawl

Immerse yourself in Dublin's rich literary heritage and enjoy a few pints along the way on a literary pub crawl through Dublin. This walking tour is a wonderful introduction to Dublin's literary past and exciting pub culture.


  • Literary Dublin pub crawl
  • Guided walking tour through Dublin’s literary past and pub culture
  • Visit historic pubs, share a drink and hear tales from Dublin’s literary folklore
  • Led by entertaining actors who bring the characters to life
  • Literary quiz with prizes

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What You Can Expect

Dublin Literary Pub Crawl

Dublin Literary Pub Crawl

On this tour that's as educational as it is recreational, you'll embark on an animated and entertaining journey through the sights and sounds that inspired great Irish writers including James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw, Brendan Behan, Sean O'Casey, Samuel Beckett, Oscar Wilde and W.B. Yeats - not forgetting modern scribes like Seamus Heaney, Eavan Boland, Paula Meehan and Brendan Kennelly.

Kicking off at the Duke Pub on Duke Street, this literary pub crawl will take you to famous pubs and haunts while actors recite verses from the best Irish literature. You can sink a pint while learning about the lives of these great writers and hear some of the hilarious stories that became folklore in Dublin's literary circles.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent informative and entertaining tour from start to finish.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

A lot of fun and an excellent evening.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great tour of pubs around Dublin! Really enjoyed the mix of literary and Dublin history with the tour of the city! Would highly recommend!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The Literary Pub Crawl was one of the highlights of a recent trip to Dublin. Three seasoned actors brought select literary highlights to life by acting out characters and scenes sourced from James Joyce, Brendan Behan, Oliver St. John Gogarty, Samuel Beckett, and more. We strolled through an area near Trinity College that was replete with pubs that had tie-ins to the literary legacy of Dublin and had a pint of two during this experience. Our guides kept us on our toes with the challenge of a witty literary quiz at the end of the tour, so we had to stay alert for the competition. As a result of the tour, I plan to re-read Ulysses so I can relive our footsteps through the winding streets of Dublin. Excellent tour - youll be a little smarter and happier after this experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Entertaining and enjoyable! Met some nice people in the group, and the guides were a blast!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Sara and Finbar were wonderful.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

the talent was great. very knowledgeable and friendly.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great actors a fantastic evening!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

A blast.
Interesting humorous

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This is an amazingly talented tour. I would highly recommend this experience to anyone regardless of your experience with Irish Literary history. A very entertaining evening.

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