Pearse Lyons: Trilogy Tour

Tour Type: Whiskey Distillery Tour Operator: Pearse Lyons Distillery Tour Duration: 1 Hour (Approx.)

What can I expect

  • Tour of Pearse Lyons Distillery
  • Visit the 800 year old St. James's Cemetary
  • Learn of the Whiskey distilling process
  • 3 Whiskey tastings included
  • Hear all about the history of Dublin whiskey
  • Discover the proud history of the Liberties

Pearse Lyons - A Boutique Dublin Whiskey Distillery

Located in Dublin’s historic Liberties, Pearse Lyons Distillery, Dublin’s only boutique distillery, is a five-minute walk from the iconic Guinness Storehouse. Located in the former Church of St.James, this distillery has a colourful history, dating back to the 12 Century. Winner of Dublin’s Best Tourism Experience at the Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2019, this award-winning distillery showcases high standards of excellence in hospitality, coupled with passionate distillers and tour guides, a trip to Pearse Lyons Distillery is one of the best things to do in Dublin today.

On tour of the distillery and surrounding graveyard, you will discover over 800 years of Irish history and are introduced to the compelling characters from Dublin’s famous distilling and brewing district. This district, rich in culture and tradition, was once a place of booming industry known as The Golden Triangle. The Pearse Lyons Distillery produces some of Ireland’s finest small batch Irish Whiskeys and celebrates the Irish tradition of storytelling on each guided tour. Guests enjoy a sensory experience as they are brought through the distilling process, before enjoying 3 tastings, our Pearse Original, Distiller's Choice and Founder's Choice, a 12 year-old single malt, at our tasting bar.

Discover the Irish Whiskey Distilling Process

You’ll also get a detailed tour of every step in the distilling process from Pearse Lyon’s own specially trained and very well informed tour guides, and you’ll be treated to a sampling of three of the signature Pearse Irish Whiskeys; Pearse Original, Distiller’s Choice and Founder’s choice.



Pearse Lyons Distillery is located on the grounds of the historic James' Church and Graveyard on James' St in Dublin, not far from the Guinness Storehouse. You will find the distillery at 121-122 James's Street Dublin 8.

Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

The Pearse Lyons Distillery is easily accessible by taking the city's hop-on hop-off tours. Take the Big Bus Tour, DoDublin Tour, or City Sightseeing Tour to the stop on James' St or at the Guinness Storehouse.


From Trinity College, the Distillery is 2km walking distance - this is a 20 minute walk approx. On the way, you will pass Christ Church Cathedral, Dublinia, and the Chester Beatty Library - one of the city's most popular free attractions!

Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus has many routes passing the Pearse Lyons Distillery - Routes 13, 40 and 123 stop across the road from the distillery. Plan your journey on the Dublin Bus website.


Cycling is a quick and easy way to get to Pearse Lyons Distillery. From the city centre, you will cycle by some iconic Dublin attractions on the way from the city. Dublin Bike stations are located at James' Street and Royal Hospital.


There is a Luas stop at James' Hospital, only 400m from the Distillery.

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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.