Virtual tour of Dublin landmarks connected to the Easter Rising launched

Virtual tour of Dublin landmarks connected to the Easter Rising launched

An online tour of Dublin landmarks connected to the Easter Rising has gone live this evening.

The Taoiseach and the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht unveiled the virtual tour, which is narrated by actor Colin Farrell.

The Dublin Rising 1916-2016 tour, allows users to explore the city streets, events and people who shaped history 100 years ago.

The online tour was developed by Google in partnership with Ireland 2016, with expert advice from a dedicated team of archivists and historians, and resources from National Cultural Institutions, museums and academic institutions.

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