Neal Doherty, author and Failte Ireland tourist guide gave an entertaining multimedia presentation to an appreciative audience on the Statues and Sculptures of Dublin based on his best-selling book The Complete Guide to the Statues and Sculptures of Dublin City at the Princess Grace Irish Library on Thursday evening.

Born and educated in Dublin, Neal Doherty’s first career was with Nestlé, where he managed its chilled food business in Ireland. On retiring, a second career beckoned as a historian and tourist guide. He now works as a freelance guide in French and English for private clients ( His tours in the west of Ireland include a visit to the birthplace of Princess Grace’s paternal grandfather near Newport in Co. Mayo.

PHOTO: Paula Farquharson, PGIL Director, Neal Doherty, and PGIL trustee Mark Armstrong Ian Brodie