Macabre Dublin Tour

Tour Operator: Yellow Umbrella

What can I expect

  • Meet at Spire - Look out for the Yellow Umbrella!
  • Explore some lesser-known areas of Dublin
  • Discover parts of Dublin with a very gruesome past

Yellow Umbrella - Macabre Dublin Tour

The tour guide (who you'll spot as he always carries a is big yellow umbrella), introduces participants to sinister stories, ghostly legends, and notorious characters associated with Dublin's haunted past.

Hear the story about the Death of Cúchulainn - the mighty warrior who had his eyes pecked out by the raven on his shoulder.

Learn about the thriving 19th- century business of grave robbing beside the city mortuary.


Discover the stories of:

  • Mummified corpses
  • Legless serial killers
  • Man-eating rats


To finish off the tour, beside Dublin's famous Christ Church Cathedral, you'll hear of Dublin's most famous brothel keeper and how she was burned at the stake!


The tour visits landmarks including:

  • General Post Office
  • Wolfe Tone Square
  • St. Michan's Church
  • St. Audeon's Church
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Fishamble Street


59 O'Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin 1, D01 RX04 Call: +353 1 703 3024 Email:

We've been entertaining visitors to our town since 1988. We're part of the fabric of Dublin City and we take great pride in delivering a real and authentic tour experience to all of our visitors, one steeped in history but one that also celebrates the city as she evolves.