Kilmainham Gaol prison

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The old Kilmainham prison is a place of remembrance symbolising English oppression and the Irish spirit of resistance. Most nationalists were imprisoned here between 1792 and 1924. Souvenirs, photographs, letters and press cuttings, exhibited in the modern gallery, retrace the countless incidents and rebellions during this period. The tour includes the central pavilion and chapel, where an audio-visual display retraces the prison's history.

Useful information

Address:

Inchicore Road, Kilmainham Dublin

Phone:

+353 1 453 5984

Price:

6 €

Opening hours

guided tour only (1hr) every 30min: Apr-Sep: 9.30am-6pm, Sun 10am-6pm; Oct-Mar: 9.30am-5.30pm, Sun 10am-6pm (last tour 1hr before closing) - closed 24-26 Dec

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