It’s almost 100 years since the 1916 Rising. This rebellion against British rule in Ireland took place mainly around the city of Dublin, although there were skermishes throughout Ireland. The rising lead to the Irish War of Independence and the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1921. Ireland was the first country in the British empire to establish it’s independence. Over the coming months walkingtoursdublin.ie will bring you details on the many tours and events scheduled to mark this seminal moment in Irish and international history.