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Waterford Walking Tour
1000 Years of Irish History & Culture

For over 1000 years Waterford has been the gateway to Ireland. The most famous events in Irish history played out in the streets of this medieval city. This unique walking tour, enhanced by sound effects, takes you on a journey through Irish history from the Vikings to the Irish Revolution

Hosted by Fin Dwyer, the creator of the acclaimed Irish History Podcast, this is an experience not to be missed.


An Immersive Experience


Wireless headphones are provided

at the start of the tour.

  • LISTEN to historic soundscapes

  • BLOCKS background street noise

  • HEAR the guide without difficulty

Interactive Map
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The tour reveals Waterford's fascinating history beginning over 1000 years agoe Viking raiders to the deadly political feuds of the early 20th century. Click on the icons for clips of some of the stops

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Explore Waterford

Your Guide

Fin is a historian, archaeologist and creator of the Irish History Podcast. Most importantly he is really passionate about history. His tour is a unique experience, described as half live podcast - half walking tour. Using sound effects to create a sense of time and place, this is Irish history like you have never heard it before.

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Your Guide

Fin Dwyer


What You Need To Bring


How much do tickets cost?

€20 per person

Where does the tour meet?

In Waterford City Centre - detailed, easy to follow, directions are sent in advance of the tour.

What should I bring?

Comfortable shoes and plan for changeable Irish weather!


Can I turn up on the day? 


How long does the tour take?

The tour takes around 2 hours.


The tour is around 2.3 kilometres (1.5 miles). While we will be stopping along the way, this is around 35 minute walk. This is about the same distance you walk in an average grocery shop but without the hassle!

How far will we walk?

Booking is essential but you can get tickets up to 30 minutes before the tour begins. This is to ensure there are enough listening devices for everyone.


Personalised Tours

A private personalised history tour is a great gift for history fans. If the  date, topic or location don't work for you, I offer a range of bespoke tours. Whether it's  just you and a friend or a larger group  I can  cater to your needs. Prices start at €300. Get in touch below and I will get back asap.

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