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Stories, Myths and Legends Of Ireland


The Storytellers Of Dublin



Dracula, the Leprechauns, Gulliver, Ulysses, the picture of Dorian Gray… Surely all these names ring a bell, don’t they?

Follow the footsteps of the writers and poets of Dublin and dive into a world of fantasy and fiction. During this fun-filled and child-friendly literary tour, you will meet Ireland’s greatest writers: Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, Bram Stoker and many more!

Among the many highlights of this tour, you will see Oscar Wilde’s statue in Merrion Square (he was the author of the philosophical novel The Picture of Dorian Grey), the pharmacy which inspired James Joyce‘s Ulysses, the house where Bram Stoker lived (the author of Dracula) and many other places related to the incredible literary heritage of Ireland.

Another stop worth mentioning is Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, were Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels became Dean in the early 18th century.

But because this is a tour for families traveling with children, we have made sure to add many details and fun-facts to entertain the children and keep them highly engaged. Your great storytelling guide will also focus on the myths and legends of Irish culture, including the leprechauns (and how they inspired the Tolkien’s Hobbits…).

If you wish to know more about the famous authors of Ireland, but without having to face bored children, then our Stories, Myths and Legends of Ireland is a perfect fit!


Key benefits:Storytellers of Dublin - Trinity College

  • A private, fully licensed guide who knows how to keep the children engaged
  • Minivan transfer to Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Tickets to St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Fun-filled game booklets and gifts given to each child


Price per family (6 people max)


Book this activity

Duration of the activity 2 hours
Minimum age 6 years
Restrictions St. Patrick’s Cathedral is open on special times on Sundays
What is included:

– Private certified guide

– Tickets to the St. Patrick’s Cathedral

– Private minivan transfer

– Game booklets and gifts for each child