Sunday, May 8, 2016

A Walking Tour

One of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland
events for May 2016 is The Monto Walking Tour,

Join local historian,Terry Fagan, North Inner City Folklore Project, on a ramble around Dublin’s Monton: an area stretching from Foley Street to Sean McDermott Street which was famous as a red light district. We will hear stories of locals who lived in the tenements, notorious madams, the man with the hidden secret dubbed ‘Dublin’s Oskar Schindler,’ the Venerable Matt Talbot whose shrine we shall visit and events linked to the 1913 Lockout and the struggle for Irish Independence as we walk these streets which are steeped in history.
Meet at Connolly Station at 11 am. Concludes at approximately 12:30 pm.