Dublin is steeped in musical history that spans generations and encompasses many
genres and styles.
The harp, our national emblem, signifies the importance placed on traditional music, electric guitar and bass perhaps best signify newer eras of Irish music, pioneered by
bands such as Thin Lizzy, U2 & Van Morrison.
Irish music acts as a narrative, and a soundtrack, to the continually changing landscape of
Dublin and Irish life.
Dublin is home to a rich and varied musical history, and one that must be explored to be
This tour takes you on a journey of music in Dublin, pinpointing significant events and
milestones, and immersing you in the music synonymous with our culture.
The tour may include :
U2: History & Landmarks
Phil Lynott: History & Statue
Rory Gallagher Tribute & ‘Rory Gallagher Corner, Temple Bar’
The Dubliners: History & Landmarks
Luke Kelly: History & Landmarks
Van Morrison: History & Landmarks
Christy Moore: History & Landmarks
Famous music venues of Dublin
Rebel Songs: A Songbook to Ireland’s road to independence
Musical culture in Dublin – Street performers, Temple Bar Music Centre & ‘Wall of Fame’
Trad’ Session in Dublin pub to end the tour
Your travel guide will be present throughout the entire tour, providing
interesting information and conversation.