Richmond Barracks to Kilmainham Walking Tour

Richmond Barracks, Saturday 8th January - Saturday 26th February

The walk from Richmond Barracks to Kilmainham is steeped in Dublin’s rich historical and political landscape. Starting in Richmond Barracks which was built in 1810, visitors will learn about its history as one of Ireland's largest army barracks,where it housed and trained every regiment of the British army during its 100 year history. It is perhaps more commonly known today as the place where the leaders of the 1916 Rising were held and court martialled before their march to execution in nearby Kilmainham Gaol. As you walk in the footsteps of these men, you will discover the many hidden histories and local heroes who also shaped the face of Irish history and Irish culture. Led by professional tour guides, visitors will learn about poets, plaques and patriots and uncover the many stories of this remarkable place.

“Fergus’s great storytelling and knowledge was both entertaining and captivating. Would highly recommend it to friends and family.” Visitor

Each tour lasts approximately one hour and 15 minutes. The tour begins at Richmond Barracks and ends at Inchicore Road, opposite Kilmainham Gaol.


Date:
Saturday 8th January - Saturday 26th February
Time:
12.00pm
Price:
€8 / €6 Concession
Address:
Richmond Barracks, Saint Michael's Estate, Inchicore, Dublin, Ireland

Google Map of Richmond Barracks, Saint Michael's Estate, Inchicore, Dublin, Ireland

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