Irish Republican Army, Civil War Dublin Private Walking Tour

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Follow the footsteps of the Irish Republican Army as they prepare for the Easter Rising of 1916, the most dramatic event in Irish history. Hear the history of Ireland’s political conflict and freedom


  • Explore the history of the Republic of Ireland with a 5-Star History Guide
  • Learn about the War of Independence and the Irish Republican Army
  • See places related to the Easter Rising of 1916
  • Discover the legacy of Tom Clarke, Michael Collins and James Connolly
  • Visit the GPO Museum to learn more with audio guide & skip-the-line tickets(3H)


Dive deep into the long history of the Irish-British conflict. On this private walking tour you will discover the complex history of the Irish Republican Army, Brotherhood and other militant groups who participated in the War of Independence, Easter Rising, and other important events that shaped the fate of the Republic of Ireland. Follow the IRA! Book this 2-hour private tour to see places related to the history of the Irish Republic and its revolutionary figures such as Tom Clarke, Michael Collins and James Connolly. Follow your 5-Star Guide through the historic city center, passing landmarks such as St. Andrew’s Church, Trinity College and the Talbot Memorial Bridge. On the other side of the Liffey River you will find the Custom House, which was occupied and then burnt in 1921 by the Irish Republican Army. Nearby at the Docklands you will see the touching Famine Memorial, a reminder of the nation’s struggles, and the James Connolly Memorial, which commemorates an Irish republican who was executed for his role in the Easter Rising of 1916. The final stop will be in front of the General Post Office, which served as the headquarters of the Rising leaders during the Easter Rising and where Patrick Pearse read out the Proclamation of the Irish Republic. Choose the 3-hour option to enjoy a 2-hour IRA tour and receive skip-the-line tickets to the General Post Office Museum (GPO Museum). The museum offers visitors a multilingual audio guide that explains all the exhibitions in detail. Inside, you will see the original copy of the Proclamation and experience the Easter Rising through the eyes of bystanders through numerous videos, audiovisual booths, sound and memorabilia.


Private Guided Tour in the Footsteps of Irish Republican Army (number of attractions depends on the selected option) History Expert-Guide who is fluent in the language chosen when booking Expert commentary on Irish Republican Army, War of Independence, Easter Rising Skip-the-Line Tickets to the GPO Museum with an audio guide (3-hour option only) Pickup from accommodation in Dublin City Center

Important Information

  • Please check your email the day before the tour for important information. Please note the GPO Museum tickets are not included in a 2-hour option. The 3-hour option includes skip-the-line tickets to the GPO Museum with a reserved time slot for entry. You can skip the line at the ticket office. The guide will not accompany you inside the museum but you can enjoy exhibitions with the official audio guide available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Pickup service is available only for accommodations / hotels located in the city center within 1,5 km away from the designated meeting point next to the Molly Malone Statue (outside St. Andrew's Church), Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, Ireland. Please provide your full address when booking. For the best experience, we will limit the group size to 25 guests per guide, so that everyone can get personal attention, ask questions and hear commentary clearly. The price will be higher if you need more than 1 guide.

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