Dublin - Kilmainham Gaol, Heroes and Villains

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Kilmainham Gaol, Heroes and Villains

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(19 reviews)
Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Join me as I take you back in time from the 1700s to the early 20th century. Learn of the people who were incarcerated here from young children to the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. Please note that due to Covid-19 restrictions, it is not possible to access the interior of Kilmainham Gaol.


Meet Jimmy Mulrooney

Jimmy Mulrooney

Jimmy is a Dublin man born and bred. His love of tour guiding spans more than twenty years. He is a story teller at heart and he will take you on a journey that takes you back to the Dublin of his birth. So come with Jimmy on a stroll through the greatest little city in the world.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Dublin with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Dublin. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Susan H.

06 May 2021

A very interesting tour.

pat m.

06 May 2021

Just marvelous & informative

Kelly P.

05 May 2021

Another wonderful tour of Dublin! Jimmy’s a great historian and obviously has considerable respect for his subjects of Kilmainham and 1916.

Rosemary S.

05 May 2021

Joined half way through while waiting for another tour to start. Did the Easter rising tour earlier. Fancinating history.

María (Ottawa) C.

05 May 2021

Great story telling Jimmy. Beautiful day for your tour and great postcard opportunities. Thank you Jimmy, we love all your tours.


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