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1916 Rebellion Walking Tour

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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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23 Wicklow Street | The International Bar, Dublin D02 VH59, Ireland
South City Centre
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+353 86 858 3847
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lorcan brings alive the history of the 1916 Easter Rebellion through his extensive knowledge, passion, and humor. I only wish I could have bought him a drink and talked more about his tour. An absolutely must do while in Dublin. I was recommended this tour...More

1  Thank Gavin A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This tour is exciting, dynamic and thought provoking. Our guide Lorcan Collins shares his immense knowledge and passion with humour, pathos and empathy. I cannot recommend this informative and lively tour enough. It's an essential part of Irish history with long ranging impact. Meet Lorcan...More

1  Thank ARetiredTeacher_60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

3  Thank mike007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Joined Conor mc Namara on tour-informative and entertaining -really relaxing tour with plenty of anecdotes -highly recommended -plus coffee in Bewleys and pint in the International Pub

3  Thank emfBelfast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn’t really sure what to expect and didn’t know too much about the 1916 Rebellion- but was so pleased we did this. Kept a 16 year old engaged and even discussing it afterwards. So much better than trying to read up on it yourself- Connor...More

2  Thank Flyinmy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's all about the guide! Lorcan Collins is a brilliant protagonist and professor of Irish History. He shares his wit and wisdom in a brilliant tour of the sites and players involved in the 1916 Rising in Dublin. He spent 3 hours with us on...More

1  Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant! Extremely informative. A must for anyone visiting Dublin and with anyone with an interest in the events of Easter Week 1916! We especially appreciated it when Conor made connections to Belfast and the people North of the Border who were involved in The...More

1  Thank pa2hare
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We learnt so much about Irish history and Dublin, in particular, on this most excellent tour. Lorcan Collins is charismatic and compelling as a guide. No to be missed. As English visitors, we too long for a united Ireland.

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do yourself a favor and book this tour in Dublin! The tour gave a great history lesson as we walked around Dublin. I found the tour guide extremely interesting, friendly and fun! Great experience, would recommend to anyone visiting Ireland and interested in the history...More

1  Thank Christina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour with Lorcan, who has indepth knowledge of the events and has written several books on the topic. It is a good way to get a different angle on the city, and I suggest doing it prior to visiting the GPO...More

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John Y
12 July 2018|
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Response from pacific2 | Reviewed this property |
PS American workers rely on tips for their basic pay but it’s not quite the same in Ireland. In the USA you have to tip for everything but it’s not the same in alll countries
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moishbronet
15 May 2016|
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Response from Lorcan1916 | Property representative |
That's right, 11:30am everyday at the International Bar, 23 Wicklow Street. Sundays and Bank Holidays are at 1pm. You can google our website which is 1916 Rising
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