Dublin, Ireland
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2 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English


The 1916 Uprising was one of the most significant events in Dublin’s history, with the political protests setting the stage for the Irish War of Independence. This 2-hour bus tour transports you back to the fateful day, with live commentary, re-enactments, and stops at key locations like City Hall, the GPO and St. Stephen’s Green.
  • 2-hour ‘1916 Rise of the Rebels’ tour of Dublin
  • Learn about the key events and characters involved in Dublin’s 1916 Uprising
  • See history brought to life by multi-media displays and live theatrical performances
  • Stop at historic sites like the GPO, Dublin Castle and City Hall
  • Travel around the city aboard a specially designed, multi-media equipped bus
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
Make your own way to the College Green Tourist Office to meet your guides and hop aboard the tour bus. Set out on a tour of Dublin, as your guides, both professional actors, set the scene for one of Dublin’s most important historic events and transport you back to the fateful day of April 24th 1916.
Along the way, see key locations like City Hall, the GPO and St. Stephen’s Green; hear moving stories of rebel leaders like James Connolly; and discover how the events set the stage for the Irish War of Independence. Throughout the tour, live re-enactments and accounts of real life characters ensure it will be a history lesson you won’t forget.


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, Jul 2017

I really enjoyed the tour, it is quite an original and different way to learn more about the history of Dublin and Ireland as well as getting to know more about some historical buildings.

, Jun 2017

The tour guides in period costume were very good, but I expected this tour to take us to the scene of Jacob's Biscuit Factory and Boland Mills and explain the action there. So I was rather disappointed because this tour was not what I expected at all.

, Oct 2016

This tour was amazing! The actors were great!. The day we went there were no male actors available and they almost cancelled the tour. The young woman that filled in had never done the male role before. She was amazing as well as the other young woman. The tour was very educational as well as entertaining. We would definitely do this again.

, Aug 2016

Make sure you eat before the tour. This was an interesting and informative tour by two young actors that are passionate about the history of the uprising in 1916. I do feel that they could take the tour to a new dimension and it would be rated higher. It was a very good realistic version of the whole history of the one event, but maybe more information on events prior to and immediately after would have made it more complete. It somewhat leaves you hanging. Way to much info on the individual characters.

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