- 3 hours
A vibrant experience of the history and culture of Dublin, enabling us to not only to understand but also to feel the ambiguities that have fed life on the Liffey for generations.
Easter Rising 1916
Easter Rising Tour
This is a good tour to pair with our introductory Dublin Walking Tour.
Hogan is a National Tour Guide, covering the entire island of Ireland. He is a 7th generation Dubliner, and he is passionate about sharing his love of his native place with visitors to 'Dublin's fair city'! Hogan's special interests are Archaeology, History and Genealogy Tours. Dublin is Ireland in microcosm, with a wealth of museums, art galleries, theatres, pubs specializing in traditional music and restaurants serving the finest in fresh Irish produce. Dublin has been the setting for many of the most pivotal moments in Irish history, and every street has a story to tell.
John Ducie is a native of Dublin with a passion for his city and explaining both it and Ireland to visitors. He has had a life long interest in cultural and natural heritage of all kinds. John retired as Properties and Conservation Manager of the National Trust for Ireland in 2012 to devote himself to a full-time career as a docent. Originally qualifying in Horticulture from Ireland's premier horticultural institute The National Botanic Gardens he also has an Hons. Bachelor of Business degree and a National University of Ireland Professional Certificate in Genealogy and Family History In the past he has chaired the Heritage Gardens and Designed Landscapes Committee for ten years, has served as Vice Chairman of The National Trust for Ireland, President of the European Network of National Heritage Organisations, a member of the Executive Committee of the International National Trusts Organisation and the Council of Europa Nostra (the pan European Heritage Alliance).
Arran Henderson graduated Art History from Oxford Brooks and from Fine Art from Dublin's National College of Art and Design. He also holds a Masters Degree from the Dublin Institute of Technology and has written on various aspects of art history, including his well known Hidden Dublin series, for various papers and journals such as The Irish Arts Review. Arran has led tours for the leading cultural agencies in Ireland's capital, including the Irish Architecture Foundation and Irish Georgian Society. He specializes in Fine Art interpretation, especially at the National Gallery of Ireland and, separately, on reading and revealing Dublin and Irish history, from Viking and Medieval through Georgian and Victorian, seen through the street-scape, topography and architecture of Dublin.
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