Walk1916 is an augmented reality walking tour that allows you to create your own tour path of 10 Easter Rising sites in Dublin City Centre. At each site you will see a historical image from a local Dublin library, archive and/or museum, along with text and audio narrative about the significance of the site. This app gives you the best of both worlds: access to historical artefacts with simultaneously accessing historical sites, in whatever order you choose, providing an exciting way to experiencing Irish history. Funded by the Irish Research Council.
Sites were determined via public online vote during the period September-October 2015. Sites include:
General Post Office
Wynn’s hotel & Abbey Street
Mount Street bridge & Clanwilliam House
Sackville Street (O’Connell Street)
Jacob’s Biscuit Factory
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