From Belfast: Political Tour of South Armagh

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If you are someone with a keen interest in the political history of Northern Ireland then this unique tour is not to be missed. Be led by a former Irish Republican activist and an ex-British soldier to hear about the political history of this area.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the Belfast political murals
  • Hear the political history of South Armagh
  • Listen to the experienced tour guides
  • Travel by luxury coach
Full description
'Operation Banner' was the name for the British Armed Forces' operation in Northern Ireland from August 1969 to July 2007, as part of the Troubles. It was the longest continuous deployment in the British military's history. If you are someone with a keen interest in Northern Ireland's recent political conflict, then this unique and riveting 'Operation Banner' guided coach tour from Belfast to South Armagh cannot be missed.

You will hear at first hand about some key military actions which took place between Irish Republicans and the British Army in South Armagh, an area which was once described by British Army Commanders as 'the most dangerous posting for any British soldier in Northern Ireland'. You will be led by two knowledgeable guides, one, a former Irish Republican activist and the other an ex-British soldier who had been posted to South Armagh. Listen to each as they narrate and navigate you through their own experiences of the conflict. Before leaving Belfast you will see some of the most well known political murals in the city.
Includes
  • Two experienced tour guides
  • Luxury coach
  • Complimentary bottle of water on check-in
  • Complimentary hotel pickup at selected city center hotels
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks

When you get there

Meeting point

Local partner's shop 10 Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7BA

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Know before you go
• Check-in is 15 minutes before departure