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Eileen Hickey Irish Republican History Museum
Eileen Hickey Irish Republican History Museum

Eileen Hickey Irish Republican History Museum Tours and Activities

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Located in nationalist West Belfast, the Irish Republican History Museum opened its doors in 2007 in a former linen building dating back to 1842. It focuses on the Republican’s involvement in The Troubles, a war that ripped Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom apart between 1968 and 1998. The conflict opposed nationalist to royalists, with the constitutional status of Northern Ireland being at the heart of the debate. It claimed the lives of over 3,500 people and injured roughly 50,000, and although it was deemed over by the turn of the century, sporadic bouts of violence still occur nowadays.

The Irish Republican History Museum came to be after persistent campaigning by Eileen Hickey, who used to be the Officer Commanding of the Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners in Armagh Women's prison during the Troubles. She dedicated most of her life to preserving the artifacts and relics she had collected throughout the war, which include many donations from local families, like handicrafts made by imprisoned Republicans, weapons, archive pictures and posters, as well as several items of clothing. The museum also houses a small interpretative center and a library.

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Irish Republican Army IRA Private Tour Murals Museum Graves

Irish Republican Army IRA Private Tour Murals Museum Graves

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Escape the hustle and bustle of the city, make the most of your visit to Ireland, and explore the Black Mountain ridge trail while in Belfast during this private half-day excursion. Don’t worry about getting lost as you explore the Divis and Black Mountains as your guide will show you way while you focus on enjoying the views over Belfast and looking out for local wildlife.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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IRA Troubles Conflict Private Tour Museum Graves Murals and Political Analysis

IRA Troubles Conflict Private Tour Museum Graves Murals and Political Analysis

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This tour has been highly recommended by universities around the world hugely popular for people interested in political conflict studies.This tour is unique as it specialises in Irish Republicanism by a Professional Guide with a unique insight into the conflict as well as Irish History. Your guide is also a member of Sinn Féin and an Irish Republican Political Activist and is fully equipped to give you an in-depth analysis of the conflict from an Irish Republican perspective and view from the start in 1969 to the present day, as well as the last 848 years of British Occupation. From 1969 until 1997, the Provisional Irish Republican Army conducted an armed military campaign primarily in the Northern part of Ireland (the occupied 6 counties and England and Europe,aimed at ending British rule in Northern Ireland in order to create a united Ireland. We will visit areas that ordinary tourists do not have access to you will gain Access to a Private Museum not open to the general public.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Eileen Hickey Irish Republican History Museum costs USD 162.53. Guided Eileen Hickey Irish Republican History Museum tours start around USD 162.53 per person. See all 2 Eileen Hickey Irish Republican History Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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