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1916 Rise of the Rebels Bus Tour

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#49 of 291 Tours in Dublin
About 1916 Rise of the Rebels Bus Tour
Travel back in time on our unique 1916 Rise of the Rebels bus fitted out as an under siege base of revolutionary action. Two professional actors will take you on a tour through the landmark locations in Ireland’s rise for independence in Easter week 1916. Using the testimonies of the battle survivors they will bring to life the struggles that precipitated this call to fight for Ireland's Freedom.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on this bus tour today with my wife and in-laws and we all enjoyed every minute although the time went very fast. The narrators/actors Matt and Ailísh were absolutely brilliant.The tour was very informative and gave great insight into what was going on at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maria B
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Got the bus trip as a present and was delighted. Both actors were phenomenal, informative and good craic too. Well worth a trip!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Excellent tour. The actors really brought the history of 1916 to life. The 2 hours flew past, full of great information and you felt that you were almost there during the events.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kevin W
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This tour was brilliant, very imformative and fun. Learned a lot and really enjoyed it. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

This was an awesome tour. The actors worked seamlessly together as the delivered the history of the 1916 uprising. These 2 hours will take you back to the GPO where you can almost hear the bullets ricocheting off the pillars in front. Don’t leave Dublin...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

This 2 hour tour was fantastic from start to finish. The 2 actors were so enthusiastic, helpful and informative...how did they remember all their lines! A great history of the 1916 Rising, really making us feel we were part of this Revolution and therefore it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brenda T
hiddendublinwalks, Public Relations Manager at 1916 Rise of the Rebels Bus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thanks for the review

Reviewed July 28, 2018

A fantastic trip. I would highly recommend this for anyone interested in Irish history. The tour guides were brilliant, friendly and very passionate about guiding everyone throughout 1916 history.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tomaholic1975
hiddendublinwalks, Public Relations Manager at 1916 Rise of the Rebels Bus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Thank you to all involved in this amazing, emotional experience reliving the Easter Rising 1916. The superb actors gave it their all, resulting in a memorable afternoon. Fulfilled all expectations and more.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lesley M
hiddendublinwalks, Manager at 1916 Rise of the Rebels Bus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thank you Lesley for your comment!

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We did the bus tour Sunday June 24th,I must say it did not disappoint.Highly informative and the delivery from the two actors was excellent.A really good way of learning our Irish history,would highly recommend to all wanting to learn.I also liked that we were able...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jodie B
hiddendublinwalks, Manager at 1916 Rise of the Rebels Bus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience Jodie!

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Had such an amazing time bringing history to a fun but i also learnt alot. The history was really intresting but what makes it intresting is the guides and there passion for the subject and would definitely recommend it as i would do it again

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Eugene8829
hiddendublinwalks, Manager at 1916 Rise of the Rebels Bus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you Matthew for your comment!

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Response from Noel M | Reviewed this property |
No the tour is only on at the weekends
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December 26, 2017|
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Response from TandAreview | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for asking. It is not suitable for under 8s. Topics covered are too complex and upsetting and it is a long performance which an 8 year old will be unable to sit through. Having said that, it is brilliant and if you... More
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Response from hiddendublinwalks | Property representative |
Hi there - I sent you a full reply - you can indeed book on the day from the tour departure point : Extreme Ireland Tourism Office, 37 College Green Dublin 2 Ireland Mobile: +353 86 3169788 Landline: +353 1 4100700 Best... More
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