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Turas 1916 / 1916 Walking Tour


Trinity College, The Campanile (Bell Tower)

First come, first served. Registration 30 minutes beforehand.

Secondary school students will be particularly interested in this walking tour in Irish with history teacher Sean Delap. Departing from Trinity College it is aimed at teenagers, but can be enjoyed by everyone.

This walking tour, conducted through the medium of Irish, visits some of the main locations relating to the 1916 Rising. The tour begins at City Hall and follows the rebels through the streets of Dublin, recounting the main events from Easter Monday until the surrender on Saturday evening 29 April 1916.

Turas Staire tré mheán na Gaeilge é seo ar roinnt do na láithreacha a bhaineann le hÉirí Amach na Cásca 1916. Tosnaíonn an turas ag Halla na Cathrach agus leantar na reibiliúnaigh trí shráideanna Bhaile Átha Cliath le cuntas ar na príomhimeachtaí a tharla ó Luan Cásca go dtí gur ghéill siad ar thráthnóna Satharn , an naoú lá is fiche de mhí Aibreáin 1916.

Tour Time: 14:00

Route: Trinity College, O’Connell Street, the GPO, Moore Street and the location of the final surrender in Parnell Street.

End point: Garden Of  Remembrance,

Duration: 1.5 – 2 hours


Photograph courtesy of the South Dublin Libraries


Abbey Theatre, An Garda Siochana, Association of Professional Genealogists Ireland, Band of An Garda Siochana, Buswells Hotel, Capuchin Friary, Century Ireland, Cobblestone, Conradh na Gaeilge, Dubray Books Grafton Street, Dublin Fire Brigade Pipe Band, Dublin Institute of Technology, Eason’s O’Connell Street, Gallery of Photography. Garda Historical Society, Generator Hostel, Glasnevin Trust, Grafton Barbers, Hodges Figgis Dawson Street, Irish Film Archive, Irish Veteran & Vintage Car Club. John Shevlin Millinery, Little Museum of Dublin, Louis Copeland & Sons, Manning's Bakery, Massey Funeral Directors, Maynooth University, Merrion Square Artists Association, National College of Art and Design, National Library of Ireland, National Museum at Collins Barracks, National Transport Museum of Ireland, NUI Galway, Poetry Ireland, Queen's University Belfast, Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association, Royal Hibernian Academy, St Michan's Church of Ireland Parish, St Michan's Roman Catholic Parish, St Vincent de Paul, SIPTU, The Four Courts, Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin, University of Limerick, University of Ulster, Whyte’s Irish Art & Collectables, National Print Museum, Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners & Dyers, ICA, Feltmakers Ireland, Irish Woodturners Guild, Doran Barber Shop The Pram Doctor, The Merrion Square Artists Association, The Dice Bar, Third Space, The Family Resource Centre St. Michael’s Estate, Brown Bag Films, The Stoneybatter and Smithfield People’s History Project, The Revenue Museum,

RTÉ would like to gratefully acknowledge the support and participation of the individual speakers who were kind enough to share their research and private collections with the public as part of the RTÉ Reflecting the Rising project. A big thanks also to the many volunteers and actors who gave their time so generously to help make RTÉ Reflecting the Rising a memorable and successful day.

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