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Rebel Tour of Dublin

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Address: 58 Parnell Square, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 814 8542
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Rebel Tour of Dublin - The City that Fought an Empire. Follow in the...

Rebel Tour of Dublin - The City that Fought an Empire. Follow in the footsteps of the Irish Rebel leaders Michael Collins, James Connolly and Pádraig Pearse. Hear the story of Ireland's fight for freedom as told by Irish Republicans. On the Rebel Walking Tour you will hear the story of the 1916 Easter Rising and how the forces of the Irish Citizen Army and the Irish Volunteers came together as the Irish Republican Army (I.R.A) and took on the might of the British Empire. Learn how the Easter Rising came about and what happened before and after it. Visit the places where Ireland’s history unfolded and in the words of W.B. Yeats “a terrible beauty was born”. Small Group Walking Tours with Dublin’s best guides. TOUR TIMES: Mon - Fri at 11.30am (The tour is also available on Saturday via booking only - please book over the phone). Departing from the Sinn Féin Bookshop.Duration: 1hour 45mins (approx) at an easy going pace. There is no need to book (Mon - Fri), just show up and we will be there. Feel free to call us for more information. (PLEASE NOTE: Tours may not run on certain public holidays and bank holidays)

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Fantastic day out

A group of us from an post 37 in all took this tour with Pat and wow what a tour we had, it rained on and off mainly on but pat was so good that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 August 2016
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Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

A group of us from an post 37 in all took this tour with Pat and wow what a tour we had, it rained on and off mainly on but pat was so good that not one person left early, he told it like a murder mystery and kept us hanging on his every word, as a tour guide Pat... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Liam our guide was very informative with a wealth of knowledge. The tour brought buildings and locations, which we had read about to life. An excellent and impressive way to spend a couple of hours. For anyone with an interest in The Rising.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

I was really impressed with everything to to do with this tour. It made me feel that I was back in history, The buildings were so haunting and it seemed as if the ghosts of the rising were still about..The tour guide was very knowledgable and clear speaking...I will do this tour again whenever I go back to Ireland.

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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent tour. Highly recommend everyone to take this tour. Our guide Padraig was brilliant, his knowledge and detail of the events leading up to the rising is first class. I could have listened to him all day. Will definitely be back again.

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

In my opinion this tour by far exceeds all walking tours in Dublin City Centre. Our guide, Padraig had a wealth of information.The tour was approx one and a half hours long,I cannot recommend this tour highly enough.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Just returned from Dublin and a very informative tour of 1916 Rising Dublin. The tour was taken by Padraig a very well informed gentleman, obviously passionate about his subject. We had visited Glasnevin in the morning and had got soaked. Despite this really enjoyed the walking tour and didn't want it to end. I thought I had a fairly good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Simply excellent. This is the tour that everyone is talking about. I finally understand why. If you are going to Dublin, book Rebel Tours. Don't be fooled by the watered down tours. Experience the real deal!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

This by far exceeds all walking tours in Dublin. Our tour guide, Padraig, was so personable, knowledgable, thorough, & funny. My husband's family helms from Ireland, and he has done a lot of research on the history of Ireland. Even he came away from this tour with a wealth of new information. You will be pointed out great history, that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Our guide Liam did a phenomenal job describing the events leading up to the Easter Rising through the War for Independence. His depth of knowledge was amazing! Even the teenagers in our group were enthralled! Not much walking at all. Allow 2-3 hours, especially if you want to ask questions. Well done Liam!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

The tour touched on the historical, political, cultural and economic climate leading up to 1916, and the period following when Michael Collins continued the fight against British rule. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and very passionate about his subject. Our group included those who already knew quite a bit about Irish history and those who had little knowledge of... More 

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