The Invisible Tourguide – Episode 6 – Dublin’s Tower of Dublin

This week Byron explores that dark heart of crime and punishment, touring one of the Irish capital’s best loved historic buildings, Dublin’s Tower of Dublin.


Download: Episode 6 – Dublin’s Tower of Dublin


This weeks tour begins at the entrance to the Tower of Dublin. The tower is built over the Tulip estuary on the historic grounds of Ballydowd Manor. The museum can be reached in about eleven minutes on foot from the city centre.



Tower Bridge by vgm8383. Available under Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 2.0 Generic license.


Public domain recording of Pictures at an Exhibition – Promenade – Allegro giusto, nel modo russico senza allegrezza, by Petrovich Mussorgsky. Performed by Skidmore College Orchestra.

Creative Commons recording of the Bubu Cha Cha byNeurowaxx. Available under Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported license.

Sound Effects

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  10. Ambient Darkness.mp3 by DJ Chronos
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  13. bow01.wav by Erdie
  14. chased by dogs RAW.wav by Leady
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  16. Boom Boom.aiff by simondsouza
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  20. Tram Accelerator Lever.aiff by nikohfb
  21. power_down.wav by themfish
  22. gym-duffle bag open and close.wav by FreqMan
  23. POW02-L04-Voice.mp3 by Freed
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  25. no escape.aif and ripping air racing team.aif and ice door reversed.aif and caged birds need H2o & light.aifand burning iceberg.aif and by batchku
  26. handcuff.wav by Erdie
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  28. Velcro1.wav Velcro2.wav and by HerbertBoland
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  30. VIOLIN IMPROV-IRISH JIG.aif by hammerklavier
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  35. Flag Flapping and Birds 2.wav by JustinBW

All available under Creative Commons Sampling Plus 1.0 License.

Dramatis Personae

Intro / Outro by the inimitable Mr. Nicholas Johnson.

Reading from ‘Tiger Note, a life in infamy’, by Elephant Creosote, courtesy Feminist Pornstar records.

Byron Frump as himself.

High Lynchman Fenian O’Connell as himself.

Vice torturer Edmond as himself.

Terry as himself.

Office Partée as himself.

Captain Marmaduke Fonteroy II, deceased, featured with kind permission of his family.

The Eyeless Boy cannot be named under the official secrets act.

Special Thanks

Dermot Byrne for production assistance and additional vocal talent.

No puppies were hurt during the making of this programme. Well, only the naughty ones.

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