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Short but precise tour!

Arran might be very busy day, but he accepted our half day tour, and covered almost all of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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National Museum of History

A great, original and funny visit! For non native english and natives also. A different way for... read more

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Guided Dublin History and Architectural walking tours from Arran Henderson, historian and Art historian from radio & the old Hidden Dublin column Both scheduled public tours, 3-6 times a month and pre-booked private tours for your group. Corporate...more
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47 Heytesbury Lane | Ballsbridge, D4., Dublin D4, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Arran might be very busy day, but he accepted our half day tour, and covered almost all of the important and impressive buildings in Dublin. Moreover, he suggested how to go around the rest of our stay, showed us where to eat etc.. Never forget...More

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Arran2014, Owner at Dublin Decoded, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Mikiko, and dear all the Nozaki family; thank you for your visit to Dublin, and thank you for this very kind review of our tour together. As you know I had other tours that day, and was getting married two days later. But when...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great, original and funny visit! For non native english and natives also. A different way for discovering this amazing exhibition. Youngs and olds will appreciate ARRAN kindness, energy and talent to explain the history’s species (and the words). Thanks Arran for this joyful moment!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting museum with a great number of different historical animal. Surely I will go again !!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been on a few of Arran’s walking tours around Dublin City center over the last few months and his eclectic, energetic mix of levity, insight and background is unbeatable. Thanks!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the last two years, I have gone on several of Arran’s ‘Dublin Decoded’ walking tours. These varied from wonderful street tours, to understanding a selection of paintings in the National Gallery. Not only is Arran’s depth of knowledge astonishing, but it is also very...More

Thank David B
Arran2014, Owner at Dublin Decoded, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

David, thank you so much for this kind, generous-spirited review. I am absolutely thrilled you enjoy the tours we provide. Thank you so much for taking the time to write about them. Much obliged to you sir -Arran.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arran navigates a lively and well informed trek up and down Grafton Street from the residence at No.1 to the commercial property opposite at No. 116 ( I think). Dubliners especially will be challenged to stand and stare to behold the original buildings behind the...More

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Arran2014, Manager at Dublin Decoded, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Deidre, Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear that overall you enjoyed the tour and found it lively and well-informed. Thank you for saying that. We've had exceptionally good feedback about it, as in fairness we get about all our tours. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How fascinating this walk with Arran was - he like mother duck leading his ducklings through the fairly thronged streets between the newly refurbished and very fine City Assembly House - the old Civic Museum building next door to the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre and Temple...More

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Arran2014, Owner at Dublin Decoded, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Marian, thank you for this kind, generous review. I'm delighted you enjoyed our visit to the Society of Artists' exhibition, and our little ramble around the city centre, to some former studios and homes of those 18th Century artists. It was a very nice...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018

Aaran Henderson ran a tour for the Irish Georgian Society centered around the current exhibition at the IGS City Assembly House. Wow! Is all that I can say. The City Assembly House has been recently and lovingly restored by the IGS and is well worth...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

My brother and I booked a private tour with Aaran on our recent trip to Dublin. Aaran's brief was to "help us connect with Dublin" in a deeper way, and he more than delivered. We started in Trinity College, learning about the architecture and history...More

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Arran2014, Owner at Dublin Decoded, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Thank you very much Mark, for this generous spirited, and equally erudite response! Naturally I'm heartened to read it. And I'm over the moon that you and your brother enjoyed the tour. I certainly enjoyed your company as well. You two were terrific company. The...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018

To celebrate the opening of a New Cafe (Jay's Broadstone) I contacted Aaran to see if he would be interested in providing a Local Historical Walking Tour. From the get-go Aaran was fantastic. He is has a great wealth of knowledge about all quarters of...More

Thank James N
Arran2014, Owner at Dublin Decoded, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

The pleasure was all mine James. We were thrilled to be asked to provide a walk to celebrate that opening, of your beautiful little Jay's cafe in Upper Dominick Street. It was a super idea to team up like that in fact. I remember it...More

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