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1916 Rebellion Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Maximize time spent in Dublin with this interactive walking tour
  • Learn the history of Ireland’s rebellion from a local guide
  • See top landmarks including Dublin Castle and the General Post Office
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1916 Rebellion Walking Tour
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1916 Rebellion Walking Tour
From US$15.04
Overview
Learn about the 1916 Rebellion in Dublin on this interactive walking tour. Avoid the hassle of navigating on your own and simply follow your guide to important landmarks, including City Hall and Dublin Castle. See bullet holes marking the exterior of the General Post Office and hear stories from your local guide about revolutionary figures including James Connolly and Michael Collins.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the International Bar in Dublin where the tour begins with an intro to Ireland’s revolutionary period, from the Irish Famine of the 1840s to the 1916 Rising.
The first walking tour stop is Trinity College, followed by Old Parliament, and Rosie Hackett Bridge where you learn about the women of the revolution, from Countess Markievicz to Rosie Hackett.
The tour continues to Daniel O’Connell’s memorial and Jim Larkin’s statue. See the bullet and shrapnel holes marking the exterior of the General Post Office on O’Connell Street.
Also on the tour are Michael Collins’ offices, the Henry Grattan Bridge, and City Hall. The final stop is a visit to Dublin Castle, the seat of the British Administration before 1922.
The tour finishes at Dublin Castle, but you can return to International Bar for a drink or lunch (own expense).
Reviews (73)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic, well worth it!

Email correspodence is very quick and easy to book. - thanks Lorcan. This tour was very informative. Visiting key locations of the rising and bring it to life. Placing real cinematic like pictures in my mind of the events. Conor was full of facts and...More

1  Thank kimmi92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Moving and informative

If you have a drop of Irish blood in you, or even if you don't, this tour is a must. Lorcan is a marvellous guide, well-informed and also richly funny. He has a point of view on everything, but he's also very clear about when...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank dianep435
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best Walking Tour in Dublin

Lorcan Collins brought the 1916 Rebellion alive! His passion and high degree of historical knowledge make this tour truly unique. For those who want to see things they would otherwise miss this is the tour for you! A great bit of banter as well made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CullyCL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Highly Informative

The weather was cold, windy and made the walk through Dublin a bit overwhelming. However, with that said, the tour was highly informative and we covered lots of territory both figuratively and literally. I wish we had done this tour earlier in our stay as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank The_Hailes
Reviewed 7 November 2018
Hugely informative and entertaining - not to be missed!

The guide Connor McNamara was fantastic - an expert knowledge in Irish History. We learnt so much and although a sad history he made it entertaining to learn. If you only do one thing in Dublin - do this tour. I cannot recommend highly enough...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank mike007
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Response from _samuel_ingram | Reviewed this property |
The walk lasts about two hours or a little bit more as I recall but not exhausting as frequent stops. I have some difficulty physically with walking distances or too fast but I had no issues.
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