West of Capel Street: Monasteries; Markets and Prisons

Meeting Point: Outside the Gutter Book shop Cow Lane
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Arran Henderson of Dublin Decoded tours leads this walk around one of the most richly-layered historic parts of Dublin city centre, featuring now-vanished but once mighty medieval monasteries, historic marketplaces and former prisons.  We’ll see how many of these long-vanished institutions still influence the street plan, the street names, and even the culture of Dublin, right up to the present day.  We’ll conclude at a fine 18th century courthouse that witnessed many of the most dramatic, bitter, and controversial trials in Irish history.

Tour Info

Tours at 2pm The tour is delivered in English and takes place entirely outdoors. Please arrive 5-10 minutes ahead of time. The tour begins 2pm sharp. Pre-book only. Booking open 28th September. Check back here!


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