I think these are pretty good. Abarta Audio Guides are downloadable guides to 'Viking and Medieval Dublin' and '1916 Easter Rising Tour' as well as eight other spots around Ireland; Glendalough, Rock of Cashel, The Rock of Dunamase, Cahir Castle, Clonmacnoise, Dun Aonghasa, Hill of Tara and Kilkenny Castle.
For just €1.99 you transfer your selected guide to your MP3 player, iPod or mobile phone and then just listen as you visit the sites.
With stories about the ordinary men and women as well as the more well known famous names, with music and sound effects. The site www.abartaaudioguides.com has travel directions to each of the places.