Walking and Bus Tours of Historic Irish Buildings

There are many half-day (walking & bus) and full-day (bus) tours available throughout the duration of the conference for you to choose from. The half-day tours will be at lunch time and will leave from the conference centre.
The walking tours are free to attend (some admission fees may apply) and will take you to some of Dublin’s most historic and beautiful buildings. The bus tours are subject to pricing. You will be provided with a packed lunch on the days of the conference which you may bring with you on the half-day tours. Lunch is not provided on the full-day tours but there will be options to purchase lunch throughout the day.

All tours can be booked on the registration form (To sign in as a member of EAHN and proceed to registration you may use the following link – registration).

Coming soon – tour of Northern Ireland

Please note that all tours are subject to minimum numbers

Walking Tours Thursday (02/06)

Christ Church – Take a tour of the street restoration in the Christchurch area of the city

Dublin Castle – Take a tour of our conference venue – Dublin Castle

Temple Bar – Take a guided tour of the Temple Bar area

Three Dublin houses: Palladian, Rococo and Neoclassical – Take a tour to include: 9 Henrietta Street, 20 Dominick Street and Belvedere House

Trinity College from the 18th to the 21st century – Take a tour of several historical parts of Trinity campus including: The Library (ABK), Dining Hall and Atrium, Wooden Theatre (De Blacam & Meagher), Dental Hospital (McCullough Mulvin) and Stables (O’Donnell + Tuomey)

Walking Tours Friday (03/06)

Bank of Ireland and Dame Street – Take a tour of the Bank of Ireland (former parliament) and Dame Street (WSC)

City Hall, Newcomen Bank – Take a tour of the City Hall and Newcomen Bank

Dame Street Banks – Take a tour of the Dame Street Banks

Dublin’s Georgian Squares – Take a walk around Merrion Square or St Stephen’s Green

Dublin’s Medieval Churches (admission fee) – Take a tour of Christ Church Cathedral (admission fee), St Audeon’s and St Mary’s Abbey

Iveagh Trust complex – St Patrick’s Park, Housing and social buildings

Walking and Bus Tours Saturday (04/06)

Dublin (1916) Destruction and Rebuild – Take a walk around Custom House, the Four Courts, O’Connell (Sackville) Street and Moore Street

Dublin’s Georgian North City – Take a guided tour of Henrietta Street, King’s Inns, Constitution Hill, Broadstone, Blessington Basin, Charlemont House and Mountjoy Square

Dublin’s modern Catholic churches (bus tour) – Take a guided tour through some of Dublin’s modern Catholic churches

Dublin’s Victorian suburbs – Take a tour around Northumberland Road area

From Burgh to Pugin – Take a tour including the following: St Werburgh’s (Thomas Burgh), St Audeon’s (Patrick Byrne), St Augustine & St John the Baptist (Pearse statues – EW Pugin, G Ashlin)

Joyce’s Dublin – Learn everything you want to know about James Joyce

Phoenix Park and War Memorial Gardens (bus tour) – A walk around the beautiful Phoenix Park and the War Memorial Gardens

Full Day Bus Tours Sunday (05/06)

18th-century Country Houses – Houses include: Beaulieu (admission fee), Castletown, Carton, and the Wonderful Barn

Irish Modernism – This tour will focus on Dublin’s modernisation

Limerick City – A tour of Limerick’s Georgian city, Pery Square House (admission fee), Cathedral (admission fee) and Castle (admission fee)

The Boyne Valley – A trip to Trim Castle (admission fee), Bective Abbey, Tara (admission fee), Newgrange (admission fee), Mellifont Abbey (admission fee), and Monasterboice