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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.
23 Wicklow Street | The International Bar, Dublin D02 VH59, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 86 858 3847
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide was very knowledgeable and the initial talk in the basement of the International Bar, set the scene for what was an informative and enlightening walking tour. He answered our many questions with information that was not straight out of a guide book but...More

1  Thank Bronwen W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The meeting point is centrally located, but make sure you hop on inside the bar to find the tour group. The introduction downstairs in the bar lounge was very informative and gave a great backdrop of why the Easter Rising happened when it did and...More

1  Thank jewelsbyers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Dublin only for a weekend and come across a flyer at the reception of our hotel. It seemed interesting so we booked. We were in a small group of 6 people, all really into it. The tour guide was amazing. His ability...More

1  Thank MathaTh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a special experience this was! I like walking tours as a way to sort of get my bearings in a new city. I chose this one for its specificity -- I didn't want a simple tour of major landmarks that I could easily find...More

4  Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was amazing! I learned so much. Even with such a sobering topic, you made us laugh as well. Hats off! Do not miss.

1  Thank Charlene5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lorcan is a well-read historian. He knows his material bang-on. His passion for the rebellion is infectious, his story telling brings the group right into the center of the action that Easter. Lorcan not only brings humour to the tour, but he also is sensitive...More

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended for those who wants to focus on history. Because of unconventional style of the guide it's neither boring neither too long. Spot on!

3  Thank yatsenkomarta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fantastic tour, and a wonderful introduction to Dublin. I knew a little bit about the Rising before going on the tour, but it made me look at it in a completely new light; I learned so, so much, and it made the...More

1  Thank Emma N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first planned activity in Dublin and I strongly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn about Irish history. Our guide, Lorcan Collins, was wonderful. the two hour tour turned into about 3-1/2 hours. We had a large group, but Lorcan...More

1  Thank Bob M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rory was our tour guide on our visit this weekend. He was so friendly and informative and really knew a huge amount amour the history of Ireland. The tour was very interesting and I found myself not wanting it to end. Really loved how Rory...More

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John Y
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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
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