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AWARD WINNING TOUR IN DUBLIN

EASTER RISING COACH TOUR

EASTER RISING COACH TOUR

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ATTENTION COACH and TOUR OPERATORS

ATTENTION COACH and TOUR OPERATORS
Our friendly and excellent guides are available as Step On Guides for any visiting tour or coach operators who may like a unique, entertaining and educational tour of Irish History and the events of Easter Week 1916.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

THE SIZE OF THE COUNTRY

BY THE EVENING ON MONDAY APRIL 24TH FOLLOWING THE OUTBREAK OF THE RISING AND THE DECLARATION OF THE IRISH REPUBLIC BY PADRAIG PEARSE THE SIZE OF THE NEW REPUBLIC WAS 6.745SQ KM OR 1666ACRES. THIS WOULD INCREASE ON WEDNESDAY WITH THE SUCCESS OF THOMAS ASHE IN ASHBOURNE, LIMITED SUCCESS OF LIAM MELLOWS IN GALWAY AND THE SEIZURE ENNISCORTHY BUT THE NEW REPUBLIC HAD ALSO LOST SOME GROUND BY WEDNESDAY AS THE BRITISH MILITARY MACHINE INCREASED THEIR STRANGLEHOLD ON DUBLIN CITY.

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