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Dublin Literary Pub Crawl

  • In-depth tour of Dublin's literary history with a guide
  • Find hidden gem pubs with literary significance
  • Listen to actors in each pub bring literature to life 
Dublin Literary Pub Crawl
From US$16.50
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Dublin Literary Pub Crawl
From US$16.51
Experience Dublin’s love of literature and pubs on this pub crawl. Leave the navigation to your guide as you head down the city’s charming lanes. Stopping into pubs that hold literary significance, listen to anecdotes and facts about local authors, and hear actors bring famous works to life. Purchase some pints and snacks to refuel before participating in a literary-themed pub quiz to test your listening and retention skills.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group of fellow book and beer lovers at a central location on Dublin’s Duke Street.

Stroll off down city streets, the sights and sounds of which inspired writers such as Brendan Kennelly, Paula Meehan, Eavan Boland, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett.

Along the way, you’ll pop into pubs with literary significance, where actors will recite lines from famous works, bringing the literature to life. At each stop, feel free to purchase a pint or a snack; you’ll need your stamina for the literary quiz at the conclusion of the tour.

End your evening at your departure point.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I recently took this pub crawl with a friend and had a very frustrating experience. I bought my tix online before I came and printed out my confirmation. My friend bought his tix at the same time. When we arrived they could only find his...More

Thank awhite18
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great way to start our Dublin visit

I with 4 friends and family took a chance that we would still have energy to participate in this pub crawl, after an overnight flight from Toronto. Well were very pleasantly surprized to have so much fun, it was easy to stay awake. Colm and...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A Fun Evening--Good Intro to Our Dublin Visit (07 May 2018)

This was a very enjoyable, light-hearted, and mildly offbeat evening. The actors were knowledgeable, entertaining, and engaging. Unsure of our surroundings, we arrived at the Duke Pub early for drinks and dinner--the food was good and the staff friendly and helpful. At the appointed time,...More

Thank sugarc285
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brilliant, wonderful FUN!

Went on this with my daughter 31st May and we can recommend it 100%. Colm and his colleague were skilled actors, and happy to share their in depth knowledge of the key Irish playwrights, and also of Dublin. They were very, very funny. The tour...More

Thank mdearth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Introduction to Dublin and Its Pubs

Really enjoyed this! I know just enough about Irish literature - fiction and plays - to have appreciated this, but I feel like even if you've never read anything by an Irish writer you would probably still enjoy the tour. It was a great mix...More

Thank EllenInTheCity
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Laura L
23 May 2018|
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Response from Michele1 | Reviewed this property |
About 2 to 2.5 hours.
17 April 2018|
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Response from Michele1 | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere between 20-30.