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Legal Dublin

Legal Dublin

Starting out in "Hell" in Fishamble St. where the first courts sat in the 13th. century we will relive life in those times. Walking down Winetavern Hill we glory in the greatness of Gandon's Four Courts and the life of the law inside. Following in the footsteps of all Barristers we process in procession up…
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Equipment, Drinks
Hosted in

What's included

Coffee in a legal pub Private snug for us all.
Tipstaff, Tusssey Mussey Tip Staff provided for a leader to clear our way and Tussey Mussies, scented posies to sniff away…

Your host



I am a Dublin barrister an author and historian. I want to bring you on a fascinating journey from medieval Dublin to the present day visiting along the way the magnificent buildings and meeting the most interesting characters associated with the law, all have have their own incredible story to tell. You will see the grandeur of Gandon's buildings, the misery of Green Street courthouse and Newgate prison and what remains of the once finest Georgian street in all Dublin. Walking behind our Tipstaff you will hear about the great and the good, and the downright bad. We will all be 'Learned Friends' for the occasion and legal practices and protocol will be observed. You will be engaged, you will be enthralled, you will have fun but most of all you will have a great experience.

Where you'll be

We start within the walls of the old city reliving life at law from the very beginning, walking to the quays we view The Four Courts. On to Henrietta Street we visit Kings Inns the only intact Gandon building in Dublin. We cross to Green Street where we will have an audio experience, hearing Robert Emmet's speech from the dock, and listen to Lord Norbury sentence him to death. Coffee in the snug of a legal pub heinous trials will be revisited.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Bring cameras, and wear comfortable walking shoes, you do not want to be hobbling on the cobbles. Its Ireland! Wear layers and bring a brolly. You will be grand.
history walk
Legal Dublin
New experience
From £29/person
New experience
From £29/person