4.5 star rating: Recommended 11 Reviews

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

Irish Storytelling Tour from Dublin

Become mesmerized by the enthralling tales of Irish legend and lore on a 2-hour evening storytelling tour from Dublin. Accompanied by an entertaining guide, visit legend-shrouded locations like Clontarf’s St Anne’s Park and Beann Eadair’s Howth Head Lighthouse. Discover the mysteries behind the mystical people of Sidhe and enrich your knowledge of Finn McCool, a warrior of giant proportions. Listen to a constant stream of stories and conclude your jovial evening with a drink and sing-along in an ambient Irish pub. 

Highlights

  • 2-hour Irish storytelling tour from Dublin by coach
  • Hear tales of Vikings, leprechauns, giants and fairies from your seanchaí guide
  • Visit North Bull Island which overlooks Howth Head Lighthouse at Beann Eadair and look out for Irish mermen
  • Explore St Anne’s Park, site of the 1014 Battle of Clontarf when the last High King of Ireland was killed
  • Learn about the mystical people of the Sidhe and the giant warrior Finn McCool
  • Finish with a drink and a sing-along at Church Bar in Dublin

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What You Can Expect

Irish Storytelling Tour from Dublin

Travel in the cleverly converted Irish Storytelling Bus!

Greet your charismatic guide at a central Dublin location and climb aboard a storytelling coach destined for the rich and mysterious Irish countryside. Receive a fascinating introduction to the country’s storytelling traditions from your guide as you travel towards the coast. 

Listen to tales surrounding fairies and giants, Vikings and leprechauns, and alluring mermaids, before stopping at Beann Eadir to visit the Howth Head Lighthouse. Famed for its reputed sightings of Irish mermen, the lighthouse exudes a mystical ambience heightened by its stunning coastal surroundings. 

Revitalize with an onboard drink while travelling to St Anne’s Park, the historical location of one of Ireland’s most brutal battles. Stroll around the bountiful park and delve into the mysteries surrounding the people of Sidhe, mystical creatures who are said to conceal themselves in the park’s shrubbery. 

After hearing tales of mythical warrior Finn McCool, return to your luxury vehicle and relax during the journey to central Dublin. Stop off along the way for a refreshing pint of Guinness in Church Bar and conclude your evening with a jovial sing-along in the ambient pub. Please note, food and drinks are at your own expense. 

Customer Reviews

micha e

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Both guides were awesome

Ronald M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This tour was so much fun. As a matter of fact my family all agreed it was the best thing we did on our trip to Dublin. The actress who told stories was absolutely wonderful, so engaging. And the walks we took in St. Anne's Park and to the beach at twilight were amazing. We also liked the last stop of the night, The Church Bar, where there was a table reserved for our group and we met some amazing people from Denmark, England, and our neighbor state of Illinois. The only caution I would offer is that the trip involves a lot of walking so if that is an issue for any member of your party you might want to check if arrangements could be made for accommodation. Otherwise, I would highly, highly recommend this.

Shireen C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Fabulous evening with great storytelling! And a free pint of Guiness! Was hoping to end the tour with a pub that had traditional Irish music, but it was a unique pub.

Laura B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour is seriously a must do while you are in Dublin, it truly brings back the heart of many Irish traditions. The bus even looks like a cozy Irish home. While the guides were extremely accommodating and understanding of my 3 year old, I wouldn't recommend it for kids.

Renea M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

Ana-Maria S Romania

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

What I loved about Dublin was it had so many experiences, all different from one another. The storytelling Tour is not to be missed. The bus is beautifully decorated, the guide so pritty and enjoyable. They take you to the deep forrest, and then to the beach, all in a dream like atmosphere with so many interesting stories and legends. You can almost feel a fee or leprechaun.

Graeme G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

The tour was great. Must say that what really made the tour was the guide - knowledgeable, friendly, funny and insightful!

Linda C United States of ... 

4 star rating: Recommended October 2015

Good time great stories

tlburns61 United States of ... 

4 star rating: Recommended June 2015

This was a lot of fun. Yes I would recommend.

Belinda O

4 star rating: Recommended October 2014

This was a really good way for a introduction to Ireland my son enjoyed it and thought the actors where real very funny and enjoyable we all liked this

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