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Jewish History of Dublin: 3-Hour Walking Tour

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The Jewish community in Dublin was once a vibrant part of the city's multicultural patchwork, centered in the south-west of the inner city, in 'Little Jerusalem'. This 3-hour walking tour is a one of a kind chance to discover this lost community.


  • Peruse the Irish-Jewish Museum, which chronicles the history of the Irish-Jewish community
  • Walk the streets of 'Little Jerusalem' with a guide with roots in this lost community
  • Visit the oldest synagogue in Ireland
  • Meet the many characters that made the Irish-Jewish community so vibrant, whether it be Lord Mayor Robert Briscoe or President Chaim Herzog
  • Dig into a tasty Challah bread in Dublin's only Kosher bakery


The tour starts at Dublin's former main synagogue at 37 Adelaide Road, the heart of Jewish Dublin 'Little Jerusalem'. Have a quick coffee in the Kosher bakery before you visit points of interest. Discover the home of Ettie Steinberg, the only Irish victim of the Holocaust, the old Jewish Tailor's Union, Oakfield Place, and the location of a vicious string of murders in 1923. Your tour will finish at the Irish-Jewish Museum, as you explore the oldest synagogue left intact in Ireland and a wealth of stories about Ireland's old community and hear about a new thriving one.


Guided walk around the city and 'Little Jerusalem'

Important Information

  • Between 1st June and 6th September, the Irish-Jewish museum and Jewish cemetery are closed on Fridays and Saturdays for Shabbat. Between 7th September and 30th May, they only open on Sundays.

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