Co. Dublin Late Medieval Dublin Uncovered!

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Cork Hill Street, beside City Hall

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Medieval Dublin Walking Tour, exploring the existing city walls - the people & places of Medieval, Stuart and Georgian Dublin

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Austin Rock brings you on a Medieval Dublin Uncovered walk and talk tour, which explores, retraces, and rediscovers the ancient city walls and the central core of Medieval Dublin. This walk maps and follows the many parts which are still intact above on the city streets. Also, locating the remainder that lies beneath our feet, through old maps, colourful street names and Dublin folk lore and song.

So, on this walking tour you plot a wonderful circuit around the Old City boundary.

  • The tour is also a journey that takes you back through Dublin's terrible events and colourful history as you discover the late medieval districts like “Hell”, the “Black Dog”, and “Mullinahack”.
  • Unearthed is its hidden documented history and most importantly, get to see the impressive archaeological remains. When exploring the Red Light area known as Hell, you will be introduced to its colourful violent Madame’s and its ruthless Courtesans.
  • You will hear about the violent cut throats, and assassins The entertaining gangs that prowled the city, “The Cutting Weavers”, “The Liberty Boys”, “The Ormond Boys” and “The Pink-in-Dindies” and finally an introduction to the King of Hell himself.
  • Participants will enjoy this unique ramble through the late Medieval Dublin heart, through its hidden Dublin back lanes, and its forgotten neglected streets and history.

Note: This tour is organised and conducted in a safe Covid-19 friendly way, a facemask and personal sanitizers will be required. Be mindful this tour is entirely conducted outdoor; people’s personal safety is paramount. Be prepared for the weather and the urban streetscape, flat shoes, facemask, weather appropriate attire, small bag pack.

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