Celebrate 10 years of the Kellogg's Skyline

To mark 10 Years of the Kellogg’s Skyline tours, the GAA Museum is proud to present our 'Tours on the House!' and Discover Dublin series.

Discover Dublin Series

Over the autumn and winter months, our Friday evenings will be taken over by Dublin experts as they join our tour guides for these special tours with a different theme each week. These rooftop tours will cover a variety of topics from tenement Dublin to emigration, the Dublin music scene and much more. Tours must be booked online in advance and make sure to read the Kellogg’s Skyline health and safety advice before booking. These tours are not suitable for younger children. Tours will depart from the GAA Museum at 3.15pm and last approx. 90 minutes.

Tickets can then be booked from the individual links below.


Discover Dublin from the Kellogg’s Skyline

Historic Dublin

Friday 23rd September

Join us for a walk through the history of Dublin and a chat about some of the city’s most colourful and important characters with historian and podcaster Dónal Fallon. All this while taking in the views of the city from the fabulous Kellogg’s Skyline walkway.

Dublin - The Emigration Story

Friday 30th September

EPIC the Irish Emigration Museum’s Nathan Mannion will host this special Kellogg’s Skyline tour to discover the stories of those who emigrated from Ireland. From sports to politics, from movies to war the Irish have been a part of everything, EPIC celebrates the Irish legacy and how a small nation has had a major impact on the world. Join us to learn more about the lives and legacies of these famous and infamous Irish emigrants.

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Georgian Dublin and Beyond

Friday 7th October

Get under the skin of Georgian Dublin with tour guide and architectural historian Arran Henderson. Arran’s tour will focus on the area around Croke Park, the Gardiner family and the Great Gardiner Urban Estate. He will discuss the family as well as the planning and architecture of this area during the Georgian period.

Musical Dublin

Friday 14th October

A music expert from Windmill Lane will join our Skyline tour guide to have a chat about the life and times of the famous studios. You’ll also hear about Dublin’s most successful musicians and the music scene in the capital.

Dublin and The Vikings

Friday 21st October

Travel back to Viking and Medieval times on this very exciting Skyline tour. Our expert tour guide from Dublinia, will join our tour guides to discuss the city’s Viking past and Viking legacy.

Dublin Landmarks

Friday 28th October

An OPW expert joins us to look at some of Dublin’s most famous landmarks including Dublin Castle, Farmleigh and Kilmainham Gaol. Join us to discuss these famous buildings and their influence and impact on the fabric of the city.

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Tenement Dublin from the Skyline

Friday 4th November

Learn more about how 1900s Dublin city expanded into the suburbs on this very special tour where we’re joined by Pat Garry, tour guide from the Award-winning 14 Henrietta Street Museum. Learn why Dublin's rich Georgian townhouses became tenements, and how people raised their families there. You'll discover why generations of Dubliners have special connections to inner city streets and roads through stories, memories, and experiences.

Glasnevin from the Skyline

Friday 11th November

Glasnevin cemetery is the final resting place of 1.5million people. Join us for a fascinating chat with Glasnevin historian, Conor Dodd, as he discusses the lives of some of those buried here and tell us more about this extraordinary historical site. Visitors will also see the cemetery’s famous O’Connell tower from the Skyline viewing platforms.

Bloody Sunday at Croke Park

Friday 18th November

As we approach the anniversary of Bloody Sunday 1920, our tour guide is joined by journalist Michael Foley to discuss the stories of the victims from that tragic day. Michael Foley is the author of the Bloodied Field, which recounts the story of the shootings in Croke Park.

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