Dublin Literary Tour
James Joyce's Dublin
Kevin read History and Anthropology at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth between 2002 and 2005. In 2006, he began researching a doctoral thesis on the decline of the Clonbrock estate in County Galway. He was awarded a Ph.D in 2011 and has published and presented on aspects of Irish history since then. He is passionate about history and culture and weaves narratives from the mythology, artefacts, architecture and art of Dublin city and its environs to challenge and stimulate those who would like a little more from a guide. His mission is to take those with inquisitive minds on journeys that will facilitate an understanding of the historical and mythological heritage that have shaped and continue to shape the Ireland of the 21st century.
Trained at L'Ecole de Mimodrame De Paris Marcel Marceau and the Oscar School of Acting (Dublin) Jack has 35 years of experience in the business of theatre and acting. Theatre acting is his first love but he has also enjoyed work as a screen actor over the years, most recently as Tom Clarke on the mini series WRECKING THE RISING about 1916, also includes Vikings RTE (coming up), Jack Taylor TV3, Ripper Street BBC, Killinaskully RTE, The Tudors BBC, The Escapist, and more. He recently started to use his storytelling ability in giving tours - Writers and Republicans, to visitors interested in the history and stories of Dublin.
Jennifer is a keen traveler, in her youth where Jennifer spent time in India and Asia before she finally settled down to study. As a mature student she studied History, Anthropology and Philosophy. For the first few years after her studies she worked as an Archaeologist on rescue projects uncovering artifacts and sites from neolithic times to the 19th century. A change of career lead her to specialize in Social Care where she began work with the UN providing vital services for refugees from vulnerable countries for several years. A further change turned her path once more to where she is now. Jennifer loves to bring people through the changing fertile lands of the countryside as well as the vibrant hustle and bustle of the cities. Her true passion is to blend the old and the new, combining her historical background with the social and cultural life of Ireland as she weaves tales about places, spaces and the past. You might even find her re-telling the old stories of great High-Kings, powerful Druids, devilish spirits and the mighty warriors.
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