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Arbour Hill Cemetery

Arbour Hill | Stoneybatter, Dublin 7, Ireland
+353 1 605 7700
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A peaceful resting place for patriots

Familiar with Irish history, I had hoped someday to visit the final resting place of the Irish... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Patricia M
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Ormstown, Canada
A moving experience

We went along after a visit to Kilmainham and it was a moving experience to see some of the most... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Brian C
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Small cemetery housing the remains of 14 leaders of the Easter Rising.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Arbour Hill | Stoneybatter, Dublin 7, Ireland
North City Centre
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+353 1 605 7700
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Familiar with Irish history, I had hoped someday to visit the final resting place of the Irish patriots. It was a warm, sunny summer day and the breeze through the poplars was absolutely soul filling. The present peace and tranquility of the place is visceral...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We went along after a visit to Kilmainham and it was a moving experience to see some of the most pivotal men in our history buried side my side in a mass grave. A very serene and peaceful place to take five minutes to reflect...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

great little grave yard at the back of arbour church... allways seems to be a wreath laying ceremony going on most days .. plenty of graves from 1916 and hundreds of years before... try the gate near the top of the right hand wall and...More

Thank toconnor2001
Reviewed 13 February 2017

During our recent visit to Dublin we visited the cemetery to complete our journey through history. We had already visited the general post office and Kilmainham Gaol and felt we had to visit the cemetery where the rebels had been buried after execution at the...More

Thank Speedyg1989
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I was very privileged to have access to the church which is a magnificent building. Sadly it is closed to the general public. However when we arrived the metal latticed gates were aglow with the winter sunshine. On entering I was delightfully surprised with the...More

Thank Frank2510
Reviewed 3 October 2016

A tranquil and solemn setting within an easy walk from Collins Barracks / LUAS red line and most definitely somewhere everyone should take the time to visit. We went on a sunny autumn afternoon and despite a few other visitors could feel an overall sense...More

2  Thank bookworm7476
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Easily accessible from Collins Barracks Museum, on the Luas Red Line, Arbour Hill is probably one of Dublin's least visited historical sites. Simply and tastefully laid out, it gives visitors the opportunity to sit and contemplate our history close to the middle of our capital...More

2  Thank DesDon46
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We went to see the 1916 tour organised by OPW and it was fantastic. Can't believe it is free as Eamonn,the guide, took us on a trip back into the past for an hour and twenty minutes. We enjoyed it a lot as he went...More

Thank D E
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A very thought provoking place as this is the 1916 leaders gravesite. Well worth the few minutes it takes to walk to from the back of Collins Barracks. At the rear of Arbour Hill there is a little gate that takes you through to a...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The free tour that is run on Sunday's at 2 pm was very informative and inspiring. Well worth a visit.

Thank Christine P
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