Dublin’s Fair City

Rugby Tours To Dublin

Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey and presents Rugby Tours to Dublin.

Full of tough rugby clubs all waiting to test you on your Irish Rugby Tours tour to the capital.

It has historic buildings including Dublin Castle, dating back to the 13th century, and imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, founded in 1191.

City parks include landscaped St Stephen’s Green and Phoenix Park, containing Dublin Zoo.

The National Museum of Ireland explores Irish heritage and culture.

Rugby of course is represented by it’s professional rugby team Leinster Rugby who are full of international household names and play in the Guinness Pro14 League.

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Our Popular Inclusions for a Rugby Tour to Dublin

  • Attend a training session with a top Leinster coach.
  • Watch a Guinness Pro14 fixture.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Aviva Stadium the home of Irish Rugby.
  • Learn a new sport , experience a traditional Gaelic Football & Hurling Session.
  • Go Go-Karting over an indoor course over two floors.
  • Jump on a Viking Splash Boat Tour of Dublin in and out of the water.
  • Tour the Guinness Storehouse even learn how to pull your own pint.
  • Sample some Irish the Jameson Distillery see the story of this Irish Whiskey.
  • Visit Dublin Zoo and see all the animals of the world.
  • Take a look around Kilmainham Gaol where Irish political and military leaders were held.
  • Walk around Dublin Castle built by the Vikings, Normans and residence of the English for 8oo years.
  • Step inside the Book Of Kells and the historic library at Trinity College.
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Aviva Stadium Tour

Want to learn more about our 150 years of Irish Sporting History?

Aviva Stadium hosts international rugby matches such as the 6 Nations and the Autumn Series.

Visit the Aviva Stadium for a tour. You will see the press conference room, home dressing rooms, players’ tunnel, dugouts and more.

The Aviva tour guides will bring you around the stadium and entertain you for an hour.

If you are really lucky you might get Patrick O’Reilly AKA Rala who was kit man to the Irish Rugby team for 15 years and also kit man for two British and Irish Lions tours.

The Aviva Stadium is also home to the Irish soccer team. The biggest international sporting event is supposed to be hosted here at Aviva Stadium, the UEFA Euro 2020.

Viking Splash Boat Tour

Viking Splash Tours is a truly unique experience on land and water, taking in the sights of Dublin during a fun-filled and engaging guided city tour.

Enjoy the sights of Dublin by land and water amphibious vehicles that take you from land to water and back again.

You will experience an unanticipated, enjoyable and informative experience that appeals to young and old alike.

The tour lasts for about 70 mins and the guides are very good.

If you’re lucky enough to be chosen you might get the chance to do a bit of steering down the River Liffey.

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Guinness Storehouse Tour

The Guinness Storehouse is the Home of Guinness, where you will discover what goes into the making of each and every pint.

Learn about the incredible brand history stretching over 250 years.

Ireland’s number one International Visitor Attraction unfolds its tale across seven floors shaped around a giant pint, which, if filled would contain 14.3 million pints of Guinness.

On the fifth floor you can rest and order a pint with some food while being entertained by musicians and traditional dancers.

For those who would like to try and pour a pint for themselves the option is there to see how good they are.

Up on the top floor you have the Panorama Bar where you get your complimentary pint and the view across Dublin is incredible.

Kilmainham Gaol

Dublin’s Kilmainham Gaol held some of the most famous political and military leaders in Irish history such as Robert Emmet, Charles Stewart Parnell, the 1916 Rising leaders and Eamon de Valera.

The Gaol was built in 1796 and was called the ” New Gaol ” replacing the one which was more of a hovel than a gaol.

From that date to 1820, hanging’s took place outside the front gate once a week.

Men, women and children were not segregated and 5 to a cell was the norm, all they had was the one candle for light and heat.

Most of the time the prisoners were in the dark and cold as they only got one candle every fortnight.

A fascinating tour about the prison and Irish history.

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Croke Park and Museum Tour

Croke Park is the home of Ireland’s national game Gaelic Football and Hurling.

Every child in the country is brought up to play both sports just like children in New Zealand are brought up with a rugby ball.

Visit Croke Park on a stadium tour and you will learn all you need to know about this Irish sport.

There’s a chance to do the roof top tour. This takes you all round the top of the stadium and allows you to walk out onto a podium which over looks the pitch.

Hurling is the world’s fastest ball game and the ball can travel at speeds, the ball when hit has been clocked at a 100mph.


EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a state-of-the-art interactive experience. Located in the beautiful vaults of the 1820 Custom House Quarter building in Dublin’s Docklands.

It will inspire and guide you on a journey to discover the stories of Irish emigration around the world, from early times to the modern day.

Over the centuries, some 10 million people have left the island of Ireland.

At EPIC you can step through 20 themed galleries to find out why people left. See how they influenced the world they found, and experience the connection between their descendants and Ireland today.

Read stories of some of the most remarkable tales of sacrifice, endurance, adventure, and discovery the world has ever known.

EPIC brings these amazing stories to life in a unique and spectacular way.

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Jameson Distillery Dublin Whiskey Tour

Take a Jameson Distillery Bow Tour in Dublin.

Follow in the footsteps of the founders of Jameson and visit the original Jameson Distillery tour in Dublin.

They have had a presence in the beautiful city of Dublin since 1780.

The guides here will guide you through the heritage and history of the tour experience.

The package includes a 40 minute tour of the distillery, a whiskey tasting, a complimentary drink in the bar and discounts also.

Visit the gift shop afterwards and purchase a customised bottle of Jameson with your own name on it.

Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle has been around since the 13th century and is one of the most important buildings in Irish history.

The castle which was built on a viking settlement was ordered to be built by King John of England as a medieval fortress.

Take a tour and learn about the history of the castle, and how the Viceroy of Ireland handed over the Castle to the Irish government and Michael Collins in 1922.

Take a guided tour through the castle by some of the most experienced guides, or you can also take a free self guided tour.

The fascinating tour takes you from the excavation site of Viking and medieval Dublin to the Gothic Chapel and the state apartments.

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