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Cobh Rebel Walking Tours

#4 of 10 Tours in Cobh
Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Cobh Rebel Walking tours, involve an 80 minute leisurely walk, covering 16 War of Independents sites in Cobh. It tells the story of the Cobh Branch of the Irish volunteers, from their origins in 19123, through to their actions in the 1916 Rising...more
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The Queenstown Story | Cobh Heritage Center, Cobh 021, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took this tour with Kieran McCarthy today around Kobh. It a 2 hour walk around the town providing a backdrop, setting out the struggle for Irish Independence and showing how the town had so much involvement and he talked about key figures and their...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Silverfoxmickh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t recommend this tour enough—and I will be recommending to a friend who’s going to Ireland in the summer. Even if you’re one of those weird people who isn’t interested in history you’ll still enjoy this tour. It’s a great way to see a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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kieran m, Manager at Cobh Rebel Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Henry, the pleasure was all mine. and I enjoyed our chat over a coffee afterwards!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This outstanding and informative walk was led by Kieran McCarthy. His passion for the subject of Ireland’s struggle for independence from British tyranny during and after WW1 shone trough as we walked about the village of Cobh. The story of the community relating to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MikeyBRazorback
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and a friend did the tour on Saturday with Kieran. It was just the two of us and Kieran was an amazing story teller. I felt like he was telling the stories for the first time with his enthusiasm and passion and able to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank G H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My best friend and I took a day trip to Cobh from Cork, and Kieran's morning tour was the first thing we did there. We were actually alone with him on the tour, however it was a very comfortable and enlightening experience. Kieran's knowledge of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

I can not recommend this tour enough. Kieran really provides one of the best walking tours I have ever participated in. It is clear from the moment you start that his knowledge, love of history and the town of Cobh are great. I love history...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JJLMc
Reviewed February 6, 2019

A history lovers tour and for those who want to learn the other side of the historical perspective on the Irish struggle for Independence, the potato famine that led to Irish immigration. Kieran is very informative, charismatic, engaging and brings you on a journey back...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Annette K
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

History books cannot paint the full picture of the complex history of that time in the early 1900’s and the fast changing relationship within and between Ireland and the British empire. Kieran and his walking tour gives a unique insight into these relationships and how...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

Kieran was a wonderful storyteller and hugely informative; not only of the history of Cobh but also how this small town played a big part in the wider history of Ireland and its struggle for independence. Absolutely loved it!

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Reviewed November 23, 2018

This was a great afternoon spent in the company of someone who is passionate about his subject and passionate about sharing his knowledge in an educational and entertaining manner. Moreover, it was a wet day and the care Kieran showed in the welfare of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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