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1916 Rebellion Walking Tour

#11 of 224 Tours in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: 23 Wicklow Street | The International Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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+353 86 858 3847

Dublin's original 1916 Tour founded in 1996 and guided by author Lorcan...

Dublin's original 1916 Tour founded in 1996 and guided by author Lorcan Collins and other experts in Irish revolutionary history. We run daily tours from the International Bar on Wicklow Street.

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Superb, concise and entertaining tour

My wife and I took the 1916 Easter Rising Tour with Eoin. It was excellent and the guide was exceptionally knowledge but explained the circumstances surrounding and leading up to... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took the 1916 Easter Rising Tour with Eoin. It was excellent and the guide was exceptionally knowledge but explained the circumstances surrounding and leading up to the rising in context and in a very manageable level of detail so it was easy to understand. If you want to know more he was happy to take questions... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

I did this walking tour in November 2016 and two months on looking back it's one of the best parts of my visit. Wholly recommended.

Thank Gem B
Teaneck, New Jersey
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

A fascinating tour of central Dublin focused on the events surrounding the 1916 Rebellion. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgable and presented the events of that time clearly as we walked to the major locations of the Rebellion. We started at a pub where he presented a summary of the events and then walked to major locations.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Lorcan was our tour guide and you would be hard pressed to find a more knowledgeable and passionate guide through the complex history that is Ireland. He was very engaging with everyone in our group and encouraged questions throughout the tour. Was a highlight of my stay in Dublin.

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Lorcan was our guide - he is a walking encyclopedia of Irish history and culture! I could take this tour 10 times and learn something new each time. We particularly loved his interactions with Dubliners passing by the tour who stopped to chat during his talk and offered additional tidbits of information. The tour starts at a pub, where Lorcan... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very enthusiastic guide called Rory that took us through history of Dublin and a bit of Ireland in only 2 hours. Even though the weather was cold he was very accommodating towards the students and told a good story. The story he told of all the hidden nooks and crannies and how they came to be, is... More 

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

This tour is for anyone - you don't need any real advance knowledge of the city or its. history, but by the end you'll feel like an expert! I had a couple of hours to spend in Dublin, so I booked on the 11.30am tour on spec and didn't book in advance. The first part of the tour actually took... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We met our guide Rory at The International Bar in the hear of Dublin. He welcomed us warmly at once and gave us a leaflet with some background history which we read in the bar whilst waiting for others. We were fortunate to be in a small group on a November, Monday morning. This made the tour more intimate and... More 

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

The guide on this tour was very knowledgeable on Irish history. The walking part didn't cover as many areas as i expected but it was worth the money for the stories told by our guide.

Thank SkyblueD
Monument Valley, Utah
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were on our first trip to Ireland (and Dublin) and have become particularly interested in the Irish Revolution. We saw a bus advertising the 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour. We went online to book (an easy experience). The tour begins at the International Bar, which is centrally located in the city center. We opted to take the new Michael Collins... More 

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