The Rising and the War for Independence

The Rising and the War for Independence

Free

The Rising and the War for Independence

Overview

  • 1h 50min
  • 50 stories
  • 5.4km distance
  • 10 stops

This walk takes you on a tour of Dublin’s main sites of action during the struggle for Ireland’s independence from Britain. The tour includes 1916 Rising and reaches the War of Independence highlighting the main actors in the conflict and their motivations. It reveals the complexities of the conflicts that led to turbulence in the modern era.

Preview

RePAST H2020 Project

RePAST has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. It investigates how European societies deal with their troubled pasts today through the analysis of conflict discourses rooted in those pasts.

The location

Areas

  • Spire of Dublin

Important information

Recommended visiting hours

24/7

Additional admission

Free (courtesy of RePAST H2020 funded project)

Know before you go

  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged and that you bring your earphones.

Contributors and Bibliography

Contributors

  • Clio Muse
  • Dublin City University (DCU)

Download the app

To take this self-guided tour, you will need to download the Clio Muse Tours app on your iOS or Android device. Enjoy your tour!

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