At Coiste, we believe in providing the most professional and informative tours, but most of all we appreciate your custom. That is why we offer a complimentary glass of guinness at the end of our Falls Road Walking Tour.
These guides have an in depth knowledge of this conflict and many of them have spent long terms of imprisonment as a result of this centuries old conflict.
When the British Government deployed heavily armed troops onto the streets of Belfast and Derry in August 1969, at the behest of the then unionist Government, few people could have imagined the turmoil that would follow this decision and the devastating impact that it would have on the lives of the people of Ireland and indeed on other people around the world.
Your Coiste Irish Political Tour Guides will be former political prisoners from the republican community, who will weave their personal account of the British/Irish conflict into the wider history of this centuries old conflict. We welcome everyone onto our tours and we invite all our visitors to partake in a complimentary glass of "The Black stuff" (Guinness) at the end of our daily walking tour.
There are many other serviced provided by Coiste, for example:
The British/Irish conflict and the current peace process features on many curriculums at both second and third level education across the world. In order to accommodate the ever growing number of students who visit Ireland North/South for educational purposes, we provide a unique joint tour of the Falls and Shankill Roads hosted by former political prisoners from within the Republican and Loyalist communities.
These guides are a primary source of information for the educational visitor, experience a living history with those who spent long terms of imprisonment as a result of the British/Irish conflict.