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Great tour

Went on this tour last Thursday with my elderly parents as I wanted something that didn't involve... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
LouNottm
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Great experience for a first timer in Dublin!

My partner and I booked this trip as it was something a little different with a bit more edge. what... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
stephaniem9484
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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'1916 Freedom Tour' is no longer running as of 22/09/2017 thanks for all your support, we have enjoyed telling this epic story and hope we did the men and women of 1916 proud
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Merrion Square West, Dublin, Ireland
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+353 1 531 1916
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Did this last year..... very good...guide was very good and goes to some places the normal tours don't do.

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

a sanitized version of 1916. They say this is non political. How can it be truthful so. 1916 was a very political.

Thank philiptobin
irishwolfe71, Manager at 1916 Freedom Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Interesting review. Seeing as he tour stopped running 4 months prior to this....

Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Went on this tour last Thursday with my elderly parents as I wanted something that didn't involve walking. Although originally booked for Friday I was contacted & offered the alternative date so I definitely recommend booking especially later in the season. Both the driver &...More

1  Thank LouNottm
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

We were at the start point of the tour in plenty of time for the 12 o clock start but by 12.30 the bus still had not arrived. Myself and an American couple who were also waiting rang the company several times but not one...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

The 1916 Freedom tour in Dublin may last for 1 hrs 30 mins depending on Dublin traffic. However, it is a interesting experience as the guide takes you through the history of the 1916 uprising street by street, location by location. Our guide was excellent...More

Thank Indrajit C
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Went on the packed mid morning from Newry. Got to the meeting point from Connolly easily. Met the tour guides John and Enda. One the guide and the other the driver. The tour is for serious history buffs as I know every snipers post and...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

My partner and I booked this trip as it was something a little different with a bit more edge. what a great decision - the two tour guides were lovely, very informative and welcoming. The tour lasted around an hour and we were able to...More

Thank stephaniem9484
Reviewed August 23, 2017

A really interesting and enjoyable tour. We learnt things today from our tour guides' grandmothers own experiences that you would not find in any book. 1st Class

Thank dave556
Reviewed August 22, 2017

My young teenage daughter and I had a fabulous tour with Michael as driver and Samantha as guide on 18th August '17. Sam was very knowledgeable and also had some great funny stories. She also took an active interest in her passengers and engaged them...More

Thank PamelaSweeney
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Went on the bus tour with a group of 7 family members. Samantha our tour guide is a true Dub!! She made the tour so interesting and really is an expert and an entertainer!! Well done!! A must do... even for us Dubs!! Thanks again!

Thank ajmh9
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Marshall C
May 11, 2017|
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Response from irishwolfe71 | Property representative |
Yes. Our team would be happy to stow the chair and assist you in any way possible.
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Sktvr
July 13, 2016|
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Response from irishwolfe71 | Property representative |
Here is plenty of meter parking on Merrion square. Also public car parks about 10 minutes walk. On street parking is your best bet.
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ettie13
April 11, 2016|
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Response from Margaret T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is definitely suitable for children - the tour is very interactive and there are lots of funny stories, etc., that kids would love. It really is a great family trip too!
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