Old Irish Sydney

Failtego Sydney, ait at a i bhfad nios congarai do bailte, cathracha agus muintir nah Eireannn na mar a gceapfa. 
Welcome to Sydney, a place which is a lot closer to the towns, cities and people of Ireland than you might think!

The tour starts in Hyde Park, Sydney.
Estimated walking time: one hour

THE DICTIONARY OF SYDNEY WALKING TOURS APP lets you experience Sydney’s history in the palm of you hand. Old Irish Sydney, the first tour available through the app, is simple to follow with a GPS-enabled map of the route and its stops. At each stop, detailed text, audio commentary and stunning historical imagery reveal the stories of the people, places, architecture and events that have transformed Sydney.
Available for both Apple and Android devices on App Store and Google Play.
Further reading

Credits Actors: Áine de Paor, Maeliosa Stafford Composer: Oonagh Sherrard Sound Engineer: Andrei Shabunov Audio Producer: Anna Messariti Location photography: Mike Stacey Historical imagery: City of Sydney Archives, National Library of Australia, State Library of New South Wales, State Library of Victoria and Library of Congress

Some images used in this app are in copyright. To seek permission to reuse any of the images within this app, please check the image credit and contact the source organisation
Authors (further reading): Mark Dunn, Jeff Kildea, Terri McCormack,Perry McIntyre, Richard Reid and Graeme Skinner
Content developed by the Dictionary of Sydney http://dictionaryofsydney.org Project management: Kim Hanna, Jacqueline Spedding Multimedia: Linda Brainwood. App developed by MyTours http://mytoursapp.com
Thanks Thanks to Caitríona Ingoldsby, George O’Keeffe, Jenny McInerney Partners Developed in association with the Irish Government’s Emigrant Support Programme, the Consulate General of Ireland – Sydney. The Dictionary of Sydney is proudly supported by the City of Sydney

  1. St Patrick’s Day Riot at Hyde Park
  2. St Mary’s Cathedral Stop
  3. Frazer Fountain, St Mary’s Road
  4. Irish Famine memorial, Hyde Park Barracks
  5. New South Wales Parliament
  6. Martin Place
  7. Statue of Governor Sir Richard Bourke
  8. Book of Kells windows, State Library of NSW
  9. Laurence Hynes Halloran’s school, Hunter Street
  10. William Wallace’s Musical Repository, Hunter and Pitt streets, Sydney
  11. Aisling Society at Pfahlert’s Hotel, Margaret Street, Sydney
  12. St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Church Hill