Dublin Resources


Hibernian Metropolis Dublin Tour June 17-25, 2023


June 17:


Fly LAX to Dublin

June 18:


Arrival in Dublin; recover! We’ll gather at dinner around 7 pm. Stay tuned to Slack for location! At dinner we’ll go over getting to our pickup spot for our Newgrange tour.

June 19:

Coach tour to Newgrange and Boyne Valley. Pickup is at the Shelbourne Hotel on St. Stephen’s Green. 9:20 arrival for a 9:30 departure.

Dinner: watch your Slack!

June 20:

Local transit to Bray, then visit to the Martello tower in Sandycove (site of opening of Ulysses), accompanied by Sam Slote. We’ll leave Trinity about 10 am.

PM: Visit to the National Library and Yeats exhibition.

Dinner: watch your Slack!

June 21:

Visit to the National Museum with Tim O’Neill. Tour begins at 10:45 am. We will leave Trinity around 10:15.

PM: Meet near Dublin Castle for walk through Viking Dublin with urban historian/archaeologist Howard B. Clarke. Along the way we will note points of literary interest along the Liffey.

Dinner: watch your Slack!

June 22:

Coach tour to medieval monastic site of Glendalough. Drive through Wicklow and Beckett country. Meet tourbus at Leinster and Dawson Street opposite Kilkenny Design Centre by 9:45.

Dinner: watch your Slack!

June 23:

10 am. A visit to the Book of Kells guided by Tim O’Neill. We have a 10 am reservation.

AM 11:30 Leinster House visit. Meet at 11:15 at the visitors’ entrance on Kildare Street, beside the National Museum of Archaeology. You MUST have government issued ID, such as your driver’s license or passport.

PM: Visit to Glasnevin Cemetery. Private tour at 4 pm. (time may change)

Dinner: watch your Slack!

June 24:

Morning free for independent sightseeing. Ideas include the National Gallery, Phoenix Park, the Chester Beatty Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Irish Literature.

PM: Afternoon visit to Sydney Parade and Sandymount guided by Christine O’Neill. Farewell drinks and dinner in neighborhood.

June 25:


Fly Dublin to LAX!