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Children of Lir sculpture in the Garden of Remembrance

Dublin's Revolutionary Past Themed Guided Walking Tour With Pat Liddy

Walking Tour
Pick-Up From Accommodation

Explore Dublin's Part in the Struggle for Irish Independence


Pat Liddy, a local Dublin historian and writer, is one of the best-suited sources you can find on Irish history, making his walking tours popular tourist attractions.


On this tour you will learn about Dublin’s and the rest of the Ireland’s often violent history from ancient times to the present day. By visiting related sites such as Dublin Castle, Trinity College, O’Connell Street and the General Post Office (headquarters of the 1916 Rising), the Garden of Remembrance, Collins Barracks, Arbour Hill etc, the tales of Irish struggle for independence from many different invaders over the centuries will be revealed. While the central story will remain the same we can tailor the tour duration to suit your group.


There's more to Dublin you can discover on walking tours by Pat Liddy - for example the city's early Viking and Medieval history.


Special interest lectures for your groups tailored to their area of interest as well as language specific tours (German, French, Spanish and Italian) are also provided by Pat Liddy Tours. Please contact us for details.

Useful Information
Running Times

Private tours run all year.


Notes for Group Leaders

Additional Guides are mandatory for student groups above 20 persons and all student groups must be accompanied by at least 1 teacher.

Foreign language guides available - supplement applies.


Due to their geographical spread, it may not be possible to see all of the above mentioned sights and attractions in a typical two or two and half hours tour, so a selection will be made by the guide in accordance with your group.

Tour Duration

Each tour lasts max 3 hours (unless tailored to be longer/shorter) – no visits or entrance fees are included in the price.


Meeting Point

Outside your Celtic Group Hostel in Dublin. Please be ready 10 minutes before pick-up time.

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