Dublin: Mythology and Folklore Walking Tour

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Explore the rich tapestry of Ireland’s myths, legends, stories, and characters on this walking tour. Hear about the stories and characters that have shaped the country as you stroll through Dublin.


  • See the sights of Dublin through the eyes of a folkore and mythology expert
  • Discover another side to popular sights such as Temple Bar and O'Connell Street
  • Learn about mythical creatures in Irish folklore such as the banshee and púca
  • Get off the beaten track and explore some of Dublin's lesser-known locations
  • See for yourself the importance of storytelling in Irish and Gaelic culture


Join a fully accredited local folklore expert for a journey through Ireland's mythical history. Visit parts of Dublin that don't get covered on the usual tourist route and hear stories that have helped shape the country's national identity. Start your tour in Temple Bar, where you will discover Ireland's mythical origins and the traditions and beliefs in Celtic culture. Throughout your tour, learn about fairies in Irish folklore and mythical creatures such as the banshee, púca, and leprechaun, as well as Ireland's ancient warriors. Get off the beaten tourist track as you discover the Georgian Quarter's macabre side with rebellions, grave robbing, and revolutions. You will also learn the tragic history of the Abbey Theatre. Finish your tour on O'Connell Street with an introduction to the revival of the Gaelic language and culture in Ireland and meet some of Dublin's contemporary street characters.


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