Learn how Irish beer is made, join in with an Irish sing-along & visit some of the finest Irish pubs on this interactive tour across Ireland.
– with storyteller & singer, Helena Byrne, and beer connoisseur, Seán Fitzmaurice
WHERE WE’LL BE
First, you’ll be given a warm ‘Céad Míle Fáilte’ (a hundred thousand welcomes) into Helena’s home in south Dublin, minutes from the heart of Dublin city to the north, the Wicklow mountains to the south & a stone’s throw from the Irish sea to the east. Then we’ll meet beer expert, Seán Fitzmaurice at his west of Ireland abode in Ennis, County Clare near the Wild Atlantic Way; home to the Cliffs of Moher and a plethora of Irish castles.
WHAT WE’LL DO
With a magical atmosphere, delicious beer and fabulous Irish music, it’s no surprise that the charm & warmth of an Irish pub is renowned across the world.
Join acclaimed seanchaí (Irish storyteller) & singer, Helena Byrne, and beer expert, Seán Fitzmaurice as they take you on a spectacular tour across the Irish landscape to explore some of Ireland’s finest traditions; music, storytelling & great beer!
From Dublin to Donegal, Cork to Belfast, Seán will guide you through the fascinating world of Irish beers; from the origins of the country’s most famous breweries, to the brewing process itself, followed by a collection of lively Irish folk songs from each brewery’s locality performed by Helena to complement the experience.
What gives Irish red ale it’s colour? How long does it take for lager to ferment? Did Molly Malone enjoy a pint of Guinness now and again? Discover all of this and more on this unique and fun-filled journey into Irish culture.