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Groups of up to 15 visitors should book a ‘Group Tour’. Up to 3 groups can be facilitated in 1 hour, though entrance will be staggered.

There is no charge to visit Joyce Tower. Please note a donation (c€1 p.p.) by groups would be welcomed. Last admissions for groups will be at 15.40.

One of our enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers can show you around the most famous building in world literature where James Joyce’s masterpiece begins. Learn why this Martello tower was built, and enjoy the absolutely stunning views of Dublin bay.

Be prepared to provide the following information: group name, numbers in group, proposed date of visit, proposed time of visit, contact number and contact email.

Just a reminder of some important points that will make your visit safe and enjoyable:

1) Please arrive on time to ensure your booking can be accommodated

2) The maximum size of any single group is 15. Larger groups will have to be divided and staggered

3) Group supervisors must accompany the group at all times while at the tower

4) No climbing on the Ramparts

5) Please take care on the stairs

6) Please heed any advice or instructions given by the Friends of Joyce Tower volunteers

Please note that a donation would be expected to be made by group organisers towards the upkeep of the tower. Donations may be made on the day by cash or by cheque made payable to ‘Friends of Joyce Tower Society’. Receipts are available upon request. As a guideline, a sum of €1 per visitor would be appropriate.

Needless to say, if you wish to cancel or alter any part of your booking, please let us know as soon as possible by following the link on your confirmation email..

To give you a flavour of what to expect, here’s broadcaster Pat Kenny taking a tour around the Tower with FJT Volunteer, James Holahan.  This was originally broadcast on Christmas Day, 2014.

 (Clip courtesy of Newstalk 106 FM)

A word from Joyce

"The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts. "

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