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Thomas Russell Bus Tour

Down County Museum, Downpatrick, English Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AH
A modern pen and ink drawing showing Thomas Russell making a public address


Join Down County Museum on a journey with NMDDC's Heritage Officer and Thomas Russell expert Linda McKenna on this special tour to mark the 220th anniversary of his death.

Thomas Russell, United Irishmen leader, was executed in Downpatrick on 21st October 1803.

To celebrate his life, his aims and his achievements, Linda will guide you across the region, stopping at various locations associated with Russell, including Saintfield, Ballynahinch, Annadorn and Loughinisland.

Most of the journey will be by coach, but at each stop there will be some walking and standing.
Please wear clothing and footwear appropriate for an outdoor journey in autumn!

Pick up and set down will be at Down County Museum. On-street parking is available.

Places for this special event are strictly limited, and tickets must be booked in advance. Tickets are £10, or £8 for concessions.


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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Ticket£10.00 per ticket
Concession£8.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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