Meeting Point: The Chapel Royal, inside Dublin Castle; enter via Dame St, Dublin 2.
Saturday 29 October at 12pm and 3pm | Sunday 30 October at 12pm & 3pm | Monday 31 October at 12pm
Tickets: €10 / €8 (incl. €1 Booking)
The city of Dublin was not only a place in which Bram Stoker lived, it was a city which influenced the course of his life and may have influenced his work. What connects Bram Stoker to Robert Emmet? What surprising facts link Stoker to Oscar Wilde? Walking the streets of Dublin, this tour will shine a spotlight on the connections between the legendary writer and the Irish capital.
This tour, exclusive to Bram Stoker Festival, will be led by Donal whose tours are universally and enthusiastically praised; his tours have 5 stars across more than 1500 reviews on TripAdvisor, with The Irish TImes praising his “outstanding blend of history and humour”.
Donal is a historian of Dublin, with a particular interest in the social history of the city. A founder of the popular Come Here To Me! blog in 2009, since 2019 he has presented the Three Castles Burning podcast, exploring the many histories of the Irish capital. His previous publications include 14 Henrietta Street: From Tenement to Suburbia (2021) and he is formerly Historian-in-Residence to Dublin City Council. His new Book, Three Castles Burning, is available in all good bookshops now.
Age Suitability:12+ (Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)
Duration: 2 hours.
Accessibility: This tour will incorporate many historic streetscapes which are unfortunately not suitable for wheelchairs. Meeting place is Dublin Castle Chapel Royal. Route will passing through amongst others: Dublin Castle, Parliament Street, Trinity College, Merrion Square, Stephen’s Green and Kildare Street.
The Chapel Royal on Google Maps. Click here for a map link to the Chapel Royal in Dublin Castle