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We visit Dublin for our 10th year history field trip.
Year 10 pupils study the history of Ireland between the years 1800 and 1921. This incorporates the story of the Easter Rising which took place in Dublin in 1916.

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Dublin is one of our most breathtaking trips. We see famous landmarks such as the General Post Office in O'Connell Street, the Four Courts and St. Stephen's Green. Kilmainham Jail is where the rebels were taken immediately after the failure of the Easter rising. We stand outside the very cell where Patrick Pearse was imprisoned before being executed. Indeed we stand at the door of the cells where all the rebel leaders were held prior to their execution. Even more moving is when we are taken to the execution yard and are placed on the very spot on which the rebels were placed before the firing squad. The atmosphere is unbelievable.



Inside Kilmainham Jail


This part of the jail has been used as a film-set for "Michael Collins" and "In The Name Of The Father".







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