The Easter Rising was the most dramatic event in the history of Ireland’s struggle for independence. The executions of the leaders after the Rising awakened a generation to the cause of Irish freedom, resulting in the War of Independence and eventually the Irish Civil War. This renowned walking tour will bring you to the sites of these battles as the complexities of Irish history are explained in an accessible and concise fashion. The tour is guided by expert historians who are all published authors on Irish history. Participants gather in the famous International Bar on Wicklow Street for a short introduction concerning the build up to the 1916 Rising. The tour visits inner city sites associated with revolutionary Ireland and is interactive, highly educational and above all entertaining.

ADDRESS: 23 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2

EMAIL: lorcan@1916rising.com

WEBSITE: www.1916rising.com

PHONE: 086 85 83 847 (Lorcan Collins)

TICKETS: €13 per person (Duration of the walk is 2 hours)

OPENING TIMES: 11:30am Monday to Saturday, 1pm Sundays and Bank Holidays.