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Peaceful garden marking the 50th anniversary of the Irish uprising against the English; contains a famous statue by Oisin Kelly of the Children of Lir, characters from ancient Celtic myth.
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Parnell Sq., Dublin 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Erected in 1966 it was dedicated by Eamon De Valera the president who was a commander during the Easter Uprising of 1916. It commemorates all those who lost their lives for the battle of Irish Independence. It’s a beautiful spot located across the street from...More

Thank Siobhan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even a few minutes spent in this oasis of peace must be good for the soul. It provides us all with the space and perfect location to remember all of those who have gine before us and particularly those who gave their lives for Irish...More

Thank Gearoid O O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Garden of Remembrance is a beautiful enclave in a busy area of northern Dublin. The Garden of Remembrance commemorates all those brave men and women who died fighting for Ireland's independence. This garden has clear water to symbolise life and broken weapons to symbolise...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to escape the commotion of the inner city. A legend has it that the statute is A retelling of ancient the Irish myth of King Lir, his four children and his powerful wife Aoife, that forms the basis the of the ballet...More

Thank Setlhomo R
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Just a block from a busy intersection is this peaceful memorial to those who lost their lives in the pursuit of Irish independence. It's worth a few minutes of your time when in the area. Free.

Thank kjlanc
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Take a few minutes to walk through this park to see the reflecting pool and mosaic. Very peaceful setting compared to the struggles for independence.

Thank 2005-travel-lover
Reviewed July 1, 2018

This is a bright respite from the busy hustle of O'Connell street. Honoring the victims of the 1916 Rising, this spot was where the rebel leaders were held before being transferred to Kilmainham Gaol. The park was dedicated in 1966 on the 50th anniversary of...More

Thank dgbg100106
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic statue of the Children of Lir and lovely reflecting pool poignantly coloured green. This place is beautiful and easily reached from O'Connell Street. Well worth a visit.

Thank Frankie T
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Is memorial garden dedicated to the memory of all those gave their lives to Irish Freedom. Site of garden was opened in 1966.The garden commemorates freedom fighters from various uprising (1798, 1803, 1848, 1867, 1916, 1919 to 1921).

Thank milankov
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely contrast to the hustle and bustle of O'Connell St. The water features are brilliant with their colourful tiles being reflected through the water. There are a number of areas in which one can sit and admire the garden and have time...More

Thank Nigel B
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