RDS ARENA, DUBLIN
JUNE 11-13, 2018

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RDS ARENA, DUBLIN
JUNE 11-13, 2018

Historical tours

 
For a small island, you’d be surprised at the stories Ireland can tell. We’ve played host to quite the cast of historical figures and characters over the years. These sites will show you how our capital city became the Dublin we see today.

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The gaol that tried to hold the Irish rebellion

Opened in 1796, Kilmainham Gaol has held some of the most famous political and military leaders in Irish history. Robert Emmet, Charles Stewart Parnell, and Eamon de Valera we all interned here, as well as the leaders of the 1916 Rising, some of whom were executed in the gaol’s courtyard. This tour is a must for anyone with an interest in Irish history.

The secret history of Ireland’s biggest cemetery

Since 1832, more than 1.5 million people have been buried in Glasnevin. The cemetery is the final resting place of many of Ireland’s heroes, including political figures, writers, musicians and sportsmen.

Driven to rebellion

Board a repurposed double decker bus and tour the landmark locations in Ireland’s fight for independence. Told through the testimonies of the battle survivors, this tour brings to life the struggles led to Ireland’s fight for freedom.

A city best seen on foot

For more than 30 years, post-graduate history students have been taking locals and tourists alike on walking tours of Dublin. The tours explore the main features of Irish history from the potato famine to the War of Independence. These tours explore the dynamic nature of a city and society that wears history on its sleeve like few others.