Review: The 1916 Tour – Beyond Barricades

All aboard!! Step inside and go back in time, to the 1916 Easter rising and prepare for battle …

By Joanne McDonagh

 

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This unique theatrical tour is one for all of the family, as soon as you take your seat be prepared to be amazed at the factual, interactive story telling provided by the many characters that you will be introduced to along your journey.

 

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Read along to the words of the Irish Proclamation, whilst visiting some of the key locations that were used during the rising and all the while learning new facts and getting a first-hand look at how the rising played out and helped shaped the Irish nation.   You will hear eight stories from both sides of the Barricades that are so well acted out they may even bring a tear to your eye, engulf yourself in the history that surrounds the Easter Rising this is one tour that should not be missed!   Tours depart from Dublin Bus HQ, 59 Upper O’Connell Street throughout the year. Tours take place Monday-Sunday at 10.30am, 1pm and 3pm with evening tours on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7pm and 9pm. Visit www.dublinsightseeing.ie/1916/ for more information and tickets.


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