One of Dublin’s top tourist attractions, The Jeanie Johnston takes you on a journey through the historic story of the brave Irish people who began their perilous voyage from Ireland to America to flee from the famine in search of a better life. This story tells a tale of hope and survival from a time of hopelessness and greed. This ship was the only famine ship to never lose a life over the 200 transatlantic crossings. Their award-winning tour takes around 50 minutes and they are led by excellent tour guides who are knowledgeable, interactive, friendly, and more than happy to answer questions in such a way that makes it easy to understand the history in a modern context. The tour allows time for guests to learn about the history of the famine, emigration, and to admire the expert workmanship of the beautiful replica ship.
Enjoy some well deserved peace and quiet in this friendly, family-run bed and breakfast. Ideally located in Drumcondra, nearby the buzzing Dublin city centre. It has fantastic facilities for all the family.