Visitors can take daily walking tours of Dublin City from May 1 to October 31. Group tours run year-round.
Walking tours begin at the Dublin Tourist Information Office on Suffolk Street. From Tuesday to Thursday, tours start at 10.30 am. From Friday to Monday, tours leave at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm.
Dublin walking tour
Viking and Medieval Dublin walking tours run on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings and Saturday afternoons. Castle and Cathedral walking tours run on Saturday mornings and Sunday and Monday afternoons. Historic Northside walking tours take place on Wednesday and Friday mornings. Georgian and Victorian Splendors walking tours are on Monday mornings and Friday afternoons. Essential Dublin walking tours run on Thursday afternoons.
Dublin City is 2,000 years old. The oldest of all the Scandinavian-founded capitals, Dublin is more than 30 years older than Reykjavik, Iceland. On walking tours, participants see medieval cathedrals, ancient city walls, Georgian squares and Victorian heritage, as well as the modern city and former docklands.
A private booking service provides more detailed walking tours.
Jameson Distillery tours
Jameson Distillery, in Smithfield in the heart of Dublin city, has re-opened with a visitor centre. Guided tours of the Old Distillery begin with a 10-minute video on Uisce Beatha, the Irish word for whiskey, which means the water of life.
On walking tours through Jameson Distillery, visitors learn how to make whiskey by malting, milling, mashing, fermenting, distilling and maturing. At the end of the tour, they enjoy a whiskey tasting in the Jameson Bar.
Jameson Distillery has a gift shop, restaurant and bar. Tours run daily from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.
Chapter One restaurant
Chapter One restaurant, in Dublin, earned one Michelin star in Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland.
Seasonal menus at Chapter One combine classical French and authentic Irish dishes made with locally grown organic and artisan produce. Fine art and granite walls decorate the comfortable but luxurious dining room.
Located in the former Jameson Whiskey family home, Chapter One occupies the basement of the Dublin Writers Museum, next to the Municipal Gallery on Parnell Square North, a five-minute walk from Dublin City Centre and Temple Bar.