Dublin

iWalk

  Dublin Tourism Centre. Suffolk St, D2     more than a year ago
Written and narrated by historian Pat Liddy, these walks can now be enjoyed by everyone. Just download the podcast using your podcast software and you’re ready to go. You can stroll along at your own pace and enjoy the soothing voice bringing the history of the city to life.

With 12 themes to choose from on www.visitdublin.com/iwalks/iwalks.xml you will certainly be very fit afterwards. There is a free color brochure complete with a map for each iWalk. So easy and fantastically free! iWalks :
The Croke Park iWalk: Brings you from the Tourist Office to Croke Park (one of the largest stadiums in Europe) telling you how the history of sport and the city interlinked.The GUINNESS® iWalks: Chapter 1 tells how Guinness has been a part of the city for centuries. Chapter 2 is a tour of the Guinness Storehouse. Both chapter are available in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian so remember to download both. Georgian Dublin iWalk: Brings you through Trinity College, past Government buildings, National Gallery, Mansion House, Merrion Sq, Georgian Houses and many other of national and architectural interest.The Historic Northside iWalk: Start at the GPO on O’Connell St and head to The James Joyce Centre. Taking in The Gresham Hotel, The Gate Theatre, Ha’penny Bridge and the Garden of Rememberance this tells the story of how history has left such a strong imprint on the city.Viking & Medieval Dublin iWalk: Head to City Hall and Dublin Castle and find out how these buildings and many more shaped the Viking and Medieval city that was Dublin. Castles & Cathedrals iWalk: Start at Dublin Tourism and head to Parliament St, taking in many famous and very old churches such as Christ Church Cathedral. Visit one of Dublin's oldest pubs The Brazen Head, and the venue where Handel’s ‘Messiah’ was first performed. Temple Bar to the Docklands iWalk: From the Central Bank, The Famine Figures, Viking ship and the Custom House you see how Dublin has progressed in the nearly 200 years since The Ha’penny Bridge was opened. In the Steps of Ulysses iWalk: James Joyce’s Ulysses comes to life as you wander past the places mentioned and frequented by the book such as Eccles Street, Sweeny’s Chemist and Davy Byrne’s Pub. You also get to see how Joyce himself lived and how these places became imbedded on his imagination. Kilmainham iWalk: a special place in history iWalk: This walk passes sites and places of immense historical value in Ireland’s war of Independence and the drawing up of the current State. Howth iWalk: Yatch Clubs, Golf Courses and fishing villages are all part of this delightful walk. Hop on the DART and start once you get alight. You can always hop back on and head into town afterwards. Dalkey & Dun Laoghaire iWalk: stroll along past celebrities' homes and hangouts as well as the James Joyce Tower where he wrote some of his books. A Bracing Walk - Malahide to Portmarnock iWalk: An invigorating walk detailing the history that shaped the coast and these two seaside towns.
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