— Tours of Derry and Ruairí Ó hÉara are pleased to announce the relaunch of their official website. The updated site describes the tours which will be available during the 2019 tour season. Guests can see the living history element of the tour. There is a selection of tours from which to choose. They are suitable for groups, individuals or couples. The tour guides can accommodate school and women's groups, as well as tourists and men's groups.
The Derry City Tours are the signature, first ever and most popular of the tours provided by the company. This is a walking tour which typically lasts an hour and a half, depending upon the points of interest preferred by the members of the tour. The qualified tour guides will take guests through the City on time. Time can be spent looking at key points of attraction. Some of the favorites are the Walls of Derry, built in 1618, St Columbs Cathedral dating from 1633, and Derry's first Presbyterian church constructed in 1780.
Additional elements of the Derry walking tours can be seen at The Guildhall – Derry's City Hall (1890); Peace Bridge; The Fountain Estate; St Augustines Church (1872); Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall (1877); Bogside Murals and monuments and the Free Derry Corner. If there is interest, the guides will take visitors to Prehen House, the Museum of Free Derry, Siege Museum, Tower Museum, The Craft Village, Bedlam, An Culturlann ui Chanain, and The Quiet Man Whiskey Distillery.
A spokesperson for the tours explains, "Our tour guides can help with your understanding of The Origins of the Conflict; The Guildhall, Derry; The Civil Rights Movement; The Beginning of the Conflict; Free Derry; The Battle of the Bogside; Internment; Bloody Sunday; Operation Motorman;
The Hunger Strikes; and The Current Peace Process.
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