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Version 13 – August 21, 2020 10:19

Description
  • The Easter uprising was a definitive moment in the history of the Emerald Isle. The rebellion took place in the middle of World War One and was brutally suppressed by the British army. It paved the way for the election of Arthur Griffith as the president of a new nation six years later
  •  - Visit the General Post Office, the headquarters of the rebels and the site of their final surrender
  •  - Learn about the uprising’s failed attempt to capture Dublin Castle at the start of the conflict
  •  - Relive the intense struggle that took place in the City Hall
  •  - Stop by the Gardens of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who died in the struggle for independence are commemorated
  • In this three hour walking tour, you will explore the most significant sites of the uprising. From the General Post Office—the headquarters where the rebels declared Ireland a republic and raised the flag shown in the tour images below—to the City Hall where fierce fighting took place. You will learn about the failed rebel attempt to capture Dublin castle at the start of the conflict. Your tour will conclude with a visit to the Garden of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who fought for freedom are commemorated
  • The Easter uprising was a definitive moment in the history of the Emerald Isle. The rebellion took place in the middle of World War One and was brutally suppressed by the British army. It paved the way for the election of Arthur Griffith as the president of a new nation six years later - Visit the General Post Office, the headquarters of the rebels and the site of their final surrender - Learn about the uprising’s failed attempt to capture Dublin Castle at the start of the conflict - Relive the intense struggle that took place in the City Hall - Stop by the Gardens of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who died in the struggle for independence are commemoratedIn this three hour walking tour, you will explore the most significant sites of the uprising. From the General Post Office—the headquarters where the rebels declared Ireland a republic and raised the flag shown in the tour images below—to the City Hall where fierce fighting took place. You will learn about the failed rebel attempt to capture Dublin castle at the start of the conflict. Your tour will conclude with a visit to the Garden of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who fought for freedom are commemorated
Full Description
Excluded
  • Cost of transportation on the day (if required)
  • Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Cost of transportation on the day (if required)
  • Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes / Please bring sunscreen as it gets very hot outside in summer / Please bring plenty of water / Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day

Version 6 – July 22, 2020 09:00

Know Before You Go
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes
  • Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day
Know Before You Book
  • This is a walking tour
  • Cost of transportation on the day is not included

Version 5 – July 22, 2020 08:59

Product Name
  • The Road to Independence Private Walking Tour
  • The Road to Independence
Description Summary
  • Explore some of the most important sites of the Easter uprising in Dublin in 1916, from the headquarters of the rebel leaders to the scenes of fierce fighting.
  • Explore some of the most important sites of the Easter uprising in Dublin in 1916, from the headquarters of the rebel leaders to the scenes of fierce fighting.
Description
  • The Easter uprising was a definitive moment in the history of the Emerald Isle. The rebellion took place in the middle of World War One and was brutally suppressed by the British army. It paved the way for the election of Arthur Griffith as the president of a new nation six years later - Visit the General Post Office, the headquarters of the rebels and the site of their final surrender - Learn about the uprising’s failed attempt to capture Dublin Castle at the start of the conflict - Relive the intense struggle that took place in the City Hall - Stop by the Gardens of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who died in the struggle for independence are commemoratedIn this three hour walking tour, you will explore the most significant sites of the uprising. From the General Post Office—the headquarters where the rebels declared Ireland a republic and raised the flag shown in the tour images below—to the City Hall where fierce fighting took place. You will learn about the failed rebel attempt to capture Dublin castle at the start of the conflict. Your tour will conclude with a visit to the Garden of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who fought for freedom are commemorated
  • The Easter uprising was a definitive moment in the history of the Emerald Isle. The rebellion took place in the middle of World War One and was brutally suppressed by the British army. It paved the way for the election of Arthur Griffith as the president of a new nation six years later.Visit the General Post Office, the headquarters of the rebels and the site of their final surrenderLearn about the uprising’s failed attempt to capture Dublin Castle at the start of the conflictRelive the intense struggle that took place in the City HallStop by the Gardens of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who died in the struggle for independence are commemoratedIn this three hour walking tour, you will explore the most significant sites of the uprising. From the General Post Office—the headquarters where the rebels declared Ireland a republic and raised the flag shown in the tour images below—to the City Hall where fierce fighting took place. You will learn about the failed rebel attempt to capture Dublin castle at the start of the conflict. Your tour will conclude with a visit to the Garden of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who fought for freedom are commemorated.
Highlights
  • Visit the General Post Office, the headquarters of the rebels and the site of their final surrender
  • Learn about the uprising’s failed attempt to capture Dublin Castle at the start of the conflict
  • Relive the intense struggle that took place in the City Hall
  • Stop by the Gardens of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who died in the struggle for independence are commemorated
Included
  • A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
  • Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
  • A friendly
Excluded
  • Cost of transportation on the day (if required)
  • Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Cost of hotel pick up/drop off. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport.,Food and drink
Additional Info
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes / Please bring sunscreen as it gets very hot outside in summer / Please bring plenty of water / Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes / Please bring sunscreen as it gets very hot outside in summer / Please bring plenty of water / Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day.
Cancellation Notes
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund