The History of Dublin: 1916 Easter Rising Private Tour

The History of Dublin: 1916 Easter Rising Private Tour

It’s the history that made the city today. During this private tour, it’s time to discover Dublin through the 1916 Easter Rising.

Embark on a storytelling journey that will keep you entertained while at the same time giving you insights you can’t find in a history book.

Delve deep into the subject with highlights and landmarks like General Post Office GPO, Garden of Remembrance, and Kilmainham Gaol. Connect their relevance to this historical event and the effects it had from past to present in Dublin. Thanks to your local guide, it will be as if you just took a trip back in time!

Withlocals History City Tour™ is one of Withlocals’ signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local products and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
* Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: County Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




It’s the history that made the city today. During this private tour, it’s time to discover Dublin through the 1916 Easter Rising.

Embark on a storytelling journey that will keep you entertained while at the same time giving you insights you can’t find in a history book.

Delve deep into the subject with highlights and landmarks like General Post Office GPO, Garden of Remembrance, and Kilmainham Gaol. Connect their relevance to this historical event and the effects it had from past to present in Dublin. Thanks to your local guide, it will be as if you just took a trip back in time!

Withlocals History City Tour™ is one of Withlocals’ signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local products and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

Itinerary
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Stop At: The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story, Custom House Quay, Dublin D01 KX44 Ireland

Head down to the water and see a tall ship which is a replica of the ones used to transport Irish people to the free world during the famine

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Edward Delaney’s Famine Memorial, 42 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin D02 KW58 Ireland

Visit the sculpture that remembers over 1 million Irish people who died during the ‘Great Hunger’ and hear about how this event is connected to the rebellion

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: James Connolly Memorial Statue, 4 Beresford Place, Dublin 1 Ireland

Stop by a statue that remembers one of the architects of the 1916 rebellion. Your local host will share his story with you

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Liberty Hall, 33 Eden Quay, Dublin Ireland

Retrace the steps of the rebels from the spot where they set off on Easter Monday 1916

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: An Post General Post Office, General Post Office O’Connell Street Lower, Dublin D01 F5P2 Ireland

Swing by a post office which was the rebels’ headquarters and a central point in the rebellion

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Moore Street, Dublin Ireland

Visit the spot where some of the rebellion’s fiercest fighting took place and read the farewell letter written by a dying rebel during the uprising and stop at the place where the rebels surrendered

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Sq., Dublin Ireland

Reflect on the stories you have heard so far at these memorial gardens dedicated to those who died for Irish freedom

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Four Courts, Inns Quay, Dublin 8 Ireland

Hear the story of 15 unarmed civilians who were killed during the rebellion

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Arbour Hill Cemetery, Arbour Hill Stoneybatter, Dublin 7 Ireland

Explore the cemetery where the leaders of the rebellion are buried

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Kilmainham Gaol Museum, Inchicore Road, Dublin D08 T2X5 Ireland

Finish your experience in front of this former prison which is the place that the rebels were executed

Duration: 30 minutes