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Kilmainham Gaol

Category: Monuments + Museums + Sightseeing + Tours

Inchicore Road, Kilmainham, Dublin, 8

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Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin (Stairwell)
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Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin - Review - SILENCE LIES BETWEEN THE WALLS
Kilmainham Gaol was a functioning prison between 1796 and 1924. Although most of its inmates were convicted of non-political crimes, it is as a prison for patriots and rebels against British rule that it is best known. It has provided the backdrop for some of the most significant moments in Irish hi...
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Kilmainham Gaol Historical Museum - Dublin - Reviews of Kilmainham Gaol Historical Museum - TripAdvisor
Had a lot of information explained to us about Irish history, the struggle for independence, and the potato famine- information that shattered all illusions you previously held- because wh...
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Dublin: Kilmainham Gaol Historical Museum - Traveler Reviews - very interesting - TripAdvisor
I had reservations before going being an english protestant, i thought it may be a bit one sided. The jail itself was very interesting and the guide was fantastic bring the place to life. It was however not an easy walk around so those with kids in prams, those with difficulty walking and those who ...
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Kilmainham Gaol Historical Museum | Museum/Attraction Review | Dublin | Frommers.com
This is a key sight for anyone interested in Ireland's struggle for independence from British rule. Within these walls, political prisoners were incarcerated, tortured, and killed from 1796 until 1924. The leaders of the 1916 Easter Uprising were executed here, a...
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Kilmainham Gaol Guide - Yahoo! Travel Guide UK
Kilmainham Gaol is one of Ireland's most important buildings. It was designed in an attempt to improve the quality of the penal system, and in the belief that prisons should be hygienic and well-ventilated. It is also, however, a 'panopticon', emphasizing the importance of surveillance at all times,...
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Places to Visit in Ireland - Kilmainham Gaol (Kilmainham, Dublin)
The jail was built in 1789 and has held generations of criminals and ne'r-do-wells, as well as heroes of the Irish resistance against British rule. Robert Emmet spent his last days here, Charles Stewart Parnell did time in Kilmainham and the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising faced the firing squad i...
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iExplore Community: Kilmainham Jail - Dublin, Ireland
And where did I learn all these scintillating factoids? Through hours of research in the Old Library at Trinity College? I뭗 like to say yes, but my crash-course in Irish history was graciously provided by my group뭩 tour guide, a genial fellow whose spot-on narrations were supplemented by reference...
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Travel Channel community: Kilmainham Jail - Dublin, Ireland
And where did I learn all these scintillating factoids? Through hours of research in the Old Library at Trinity College? I뭗 like to say yes, but my crash-course in Irish history was graciously provided by my group뭩 tour guide, a genial fellow whose spot-on narrations were supplemented by reference...
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum - In & Around Dublin - Museums & Art Galleries - Citikey Dublin
The Kilmainham Gaol Museum is open throughout the year. It offers visitors a very well preserved insight to what prison life might have been like in a Victorian gaol. Access is b...
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