ancient Abbeys and Priories, Markets, Prisons and a Convent: Dublin west of...

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Meeting point Essex Street and Cow Lane.

Cow's Ln

Dublin

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from 1.30pm. Thursday 22nd August. Dublin West of Capel St: - Monasteries, Markets, Chapels, Courthouses and historic Prisons.

The area of central Dublin just North of the river, bounded by Church St to the west and and Capel St to the East, is so full of History one hardly knows how to begin. The location of two ancient, now largely-vanished monasteries (the Dominican Priory of St Saviors and the once all-powerful Cistercian Abbey of St Mary) and a large handful of old food markets, at least 4 former historic Prisons, several churches, some fantastic architecture and archeology; and the setting for some extraordinary religious, penal, political and social history, this area is among the most exciting places in Dublin to explore on foot. That's exactly what we invite you do, with us, for just over 2 hours in the early afternoon, starting lunchtime (1.30PM) on Thursday 22 August.

As a special inducement, and on this walk only, we've arranged for our guests a private visit inside the chapel of the Presentation Convent of Georges Hill. This is a real hidden gem, a small but beautiful example of Victorian Era Gothic Revival architecture. We shall spend 45 minutes or so inside the Chapel and its small attached museum, and the other hour and 20 minutes exploring the remarkable, surrounding area. Join us. All are welcome. Reserve your places here.

Note: We begin our tour just south of the river, outside the Gutter Bookshop, at the junction of Essex St West and Cow Lane. (See the map at the foot of this page) All welcome. Walk starts 1.30PM sharp. Places are limited. Please book your places in advance to avoid disappointment. We look forward to welcoming you there.

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Meeting point Essex Street and Cow Lane.

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