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We found the experience rather poor. We didn't actually see many monuments, the trinity college yard, a few statues and the post office. what we didn't enjoy the most was the fact that our guide many times spoke his own point of view and not...More
It was a hot day in Dublin (about 3 weeks ago), and the two-hour tour lasted a bit longer than that and could perhaps have been more succinct. However, Colin was very knowledgeable, and it's a good place to learn about an important event in...More
A great walking tour of the 1916 Easter Uprising that led to Ireland’s independence (eventually). Tour guide was very knowledgeable and able to answer all our questions. Lorcan (guide) appreciates and fact embodies the history and spirit of 1916.
My wife and I recently traveled to Ireland. During college and graduate school, we had maintained an interest in Irish history and politics, so we hoped to find a set of educational tours while we were in Dublin. Lorcan’s 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour was a...More
Lorcan is the perfect guide to take you through this period of Irish history, having written extensively on the subject. Always engaging, his witty anecdotes, key facts, and unique insights make this 2-hr walking tour unmissable. He was more than happy to talk about particular...More
Lorcan gave an outstanding performance - clear, easy to hear, informative and entertaining, as well as on schedule. Would recommend to anyone interested in a brief overview of the 1916 Rising, except perhaps families with very young children.
we did this tour on our last morning in Dublin and so glad we did. Our tour guide Liz was absolutely wonderful, she was so knowledgeable and approachable and happy to answer all our questions. She really brought the history to life - wished we...More
An absolute essential tour of Dublin if you want to appreciate the history and culture of the city. Our tour guide was highly knowledgeable and clearly very passionate about the Easter uprising. Please do yourself a favour and take this tour whilst in Dublin!
If you want to understand modern Ireland outside of a wikipedia page or the robot audio on a hop on hop off bus you must do this tour. It's the nitty gritty reality of how 1916 happened but also the aftermath and much more. The...More