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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Guide Tour of Boston's Irish Heritage Trail this Sunday, May 26 at Boston Common

The Boston Irish Tourism Association is offering guided tours of the Boston Irish Heritage Trail on Sunday, May 26, 2013, starting at 2:00 p.m. at the Boston Common Visitors Information Center.
The 75 minute walk led by an experienced tour guide takes you on 300 fascinating years of Boston’s unique Irish history and heritage.
You’ll discover the Irish role in the Revolutionary War, learn about the 19th century Famine generation and the Irish part in the Civil War.  And you’ll discover famous politicians - from James Curley and Kevin White to John Collins and the Kennedy family - who put their indelible stamp on the history of the city and the nation.

The tour begins at the Visitor Information Center on Boston Common, which is located at 148 Tremont Street in downtown Boston.

$15 per adult, $8 for children under twelve
You can purchase tickets at the Visitor Information Center front desk prior to the tour.
For more information on Irish culture in Massachusetts, visit

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