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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 December 2, 2018 via mobile

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 November 28, 2018

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 November 27, 2018

Lorcan has a very deep knowledge about everything and everyone taking part in the rebellion of 1916. He manages to deliver a lot of information while keeping his speech entertaining and very enjoyable. Good level of English required

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank morninlark
Reviewed November 25, 2018

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 November 25, 2018 via mobile

A must-do tour in Dublin. A (rightfully) partisan history of the struggle, with the most knowledgeable guide you can ask for. He injects bits of knowledge that you simply will not get elsewhere. He had tracked down rounds from the German merchant boat loaded with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

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 November 23, 2018 via mobile

Lorcan did an amazing job bringing to life the history of Ireland and the events leading up to the 1916 rising. I got a little lost at times with the wealth of info but he was sure to slip in a funny anecdote or two...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Q5658BJdavidf
Reviewed November 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Gavin A
Reviewed November 18, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank ARetiredTeacher_60
Reviewed November 7, 2018

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
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John Y
July 11, 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
May 15, 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