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Dublin Bus Tours - http://www.dublinbus.ie

Dublin Ghost bus
Dublin Bus run several tours including the world's only ghost bus. Highlights include body-snatching in St Kevin's graveyard and discovering Dracula's Dublin origins. The bus departs at 8pm Monday to Friday, 7pm & 9.30pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The tour takes approximately 2hours 15 minutes and costs 22 Euro per adult.

Dublin City Tour
This tour runs every 12 minutes between 9.30am and 5.30pm; and ever 30 minutes between 5.30 and 6.30pm daily.  It last for approximately 1hour 15 minutes and takes in 19 stops. The 24-hour ticket allows passengers to hop on and hop off as they wish. Tickets cost 12.50 Euro per adult, 6 Euro for children under 14 and 11 Euro for students and senior citizens.

Coast & Castle Tour
This tour takes in the National Botanic Gardens, the Casino at Marino, a visit to Malahide Castle (admission included in rate) followed by Dublin's Northern coastline via Howth village. The bus departs at 10am daily and lasts approximately 3 hours. Tickets cost 20 Euro per adult and 10 Euro for children under 14.

South Coast Tour
This tour takes in the coastline of South Dublin and Wicklow: Dun Laoghaire, Sandycove, Killiney Bay, Bray and Greystones. This is followed by a visit to the exclusive Avoca Handweavers where you can purchase gifts and clothing or have lunch in their delicious café. The tour continues through Glen of the Downs and Enniskerry. Tours depart at 11am and 2pm and last approximately 3 hours 45 minutes. Tickets cost 20 Euro per adult and 10 Euro per child under 14.

Please note that tickets for the above Dublin Bus tours can be purchased at their office at 59, Upper O’Connell Street. Ph: +353-1- 8734222.

Irish City Tours
Irish City Tours operates tours all over Ireland. Go to their above website for more information on prices and destinations.


Literary Pub Crawl

The Crawl of Dublin's famous literary pubs kicks off at the Duke pub on Duke Street (just off Grafton Street). Tickets for the Literary Pub Crawlcan be bought at the pub at 7pm with the crawl starting at 7.30pm nightly (April to November). You can also book the tour at Dublin Tourism on Suffolk Street.  Tickets cost 10 Euro per adult and 8 Euro for students or large groups. Ph: + 353-1-6705602 for more information.