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This walking tour deals with events in Bogside area of Derry City known world wide as Bloody Sunday. The company was set up by some of the relatives that were shot on the day of Bloody Sunday. This hour long walking tour will begin in the center of Derry at the Guildhall and will retrace part of the original march. The tour will the take you into the heart of Derry's Bogside area and visit the places where Bloody Sunday occurred. The tour will pass the Museum of Free Derry and finish at the Bloody Sunday monument on Rossville Street in sight of Free Derry Corner and just below Derry's world famous walls. This walking tour will cover the Civil Right era and Bloody Sunday in great detail and also cover both inquiries into the day. This is the authentic Bloody Sunday tour that no other tour guide company can offer. Political tour of Derry with an insight from family members. Derry walls walking tour. Explore derry's four hundred years old walls with local and knowledgeable guides. Taxi tours of Derry City are also offered as well as half and full day tours of Donegal and the Antrim coast.
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Derry, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed today

George did a most admirable job. The city was hosting a marathon that covered much of the tour route so there was a lot of noise that he was forced to talk over. At one point a woman was shrieking encouragement to each of the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the Bogside History Tour with Paul, the owner whose own father was killed in violence in 1972. Paul was wonderful. Kept the tour entertaining and interesting and despite his personal experience with the violence a fairly fact-based tour. We learned a lot and...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great start to my first trip to derry started with a guided tour from Paul Doherty the craic was brilliant and a really well told story of the account of wat happened through the years in bogside. Would highly recommend this trip to anyone

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Paul was a great guide, answered all our questions on such a personal subject. We really enjoyed the tour and found the explanation of the history of the troubles and the story of Bloody Sunday sad but interesting. It made us look at it in...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant! Paul is a wonderful guide, he did a great job of explaining the history of Derry and sharing his personal story of Bloody Sunday. I’ll definitely be booking another tour.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved Derry and really enjoyed the Bog walking tour, our guide Neil was amazing. We walked the wall, had a drink at the oldest pub. We had accommodation right next to the wall which was central to everything. There is something for everyone here,...More

3  Thank Jody N
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A brilliant and very emotive insight into the recent history of the bogside and more specifically the events that surrounded bloody sunday. George, our guide was fantastic very knowledgable and spoke about the events in a fair ,even handed and factual way. The walk lasted...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Go to Derry in Northern Ireland and hear Paul Doherty of Bogside History Tours tell the authentic story of Bloody Sunday. We’d watched the Bloody Sunday movie several times in the months prior to our trip. Paul, a surviving son of Patrick Doherty who died...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Extremely informative tour of the historically important city of Derry from the 6th century to modern day. Eye opening lesson on The Troubles and modern Ireland. So very glad we came.

3  Thank Kathryn W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

George, our wonderful guide took us on a personal tour through the Bogside of Derry, explaining the birth of civil rights movement in Ireland in the 1960 and reliving the terrible story of the Bloody Sunday shootings in 1972. This is no ordinary history tour...More

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Aindreas D
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Response from Megan C | Reviewed this property |
We done the cab tour, they drive you around and you get out at the stops. You could put your bags in boot
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Kathryn117
8 May 2018|
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Response from Markious | Reviewed this property |
You can find most information on their website It’s £6 for the tour. They meet at 11am and 1pm in front of the guildhall You can call them on 07731450088
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Sharon M
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Response from aem783 | Reviewed this property |
Looks like this may be it (Found it on Amazon): "This Mans Wee Boy" by Tony Doherty published Aug 8, 2016
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