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Our Dublin tour begins with a walk along O’Connell Street to explain the massive impact of the 1916 Easter Rising.

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View the GPO (General Post Office), used as the headquarters for the Rising and learn how the aftermath set the scene for the eventual partition of Ireland in 1921. We then take O’Connell Bridge over the river Liffey to visit Trinity College where you will have a chance to view the famous Book of Kells.

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Following lunch we drive through the city centre to view Dublins Georgian Squares, Dublin castle, Christchurch and St Patricks Cathedrals, Guinness Storehouse, Phoenix Park, the Four Courts and the Custom House, all seminal buildings in the development of Dublin.Dublin_four_courts

Learn of Dublins Viking links, the impact of the Norman Invasion in the 12th century, the growth of Dublin as a Georgian parliament city and port of the British Empire and its links to literary figures such as James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Bram Stoker, Brendan Behan and many more. Following your tour enjoy free time in Dublins numerous museums and shopping areas including St Stephens Green and Henry Street. Green_in_St._Stephens_Green_(1922116424)