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“Rich in history - a must see”
Review of Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol
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Owner description: This bleak old jail was notorious in the 19th century for its harsh treatment of prisoners.
Atlanta, GA, USA
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“Rich in history - a must see”
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Very good tour, rich in history. Forget the boring and pricey Guinness tour and go here.

Visited February 2012
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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“Kilmainham Gaol”
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Excellent tour and guide knowledge of Irish history

Visited March 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“An important location in the history of Ireland”
Reviewed 8 March 2012

The Easter Rising of 1916 was not, at first, supported by most of the people of Dublin. When the partisans were executed at Kilmainham Gaol two weeks later, Irish sentiment changed almost completely. This building is hallowed ground. The information is well-presented and the experience cannot fail to move the visitor. It is a must-see on any trip to Dublin.

Visited March 2012
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Crossgates, Scotland, United Kingdom
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“informative”
Reviewed 8 March 2012

very good not for those who are a bit older, my mum came with us, but to many steps and too long listening to the guide for her, the guy was very good, but i was just concerned about my old mum, so not for the old unless they are fit, didn't help it was cold but after saying that it was the 5th of March!!!!!

Visited March 2012
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dublin ireland
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“really interesting tour”
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Its so authentic and being able to explore cells and see the interior of the church whilst watching the information film part of tour is really moving all of the exhibits are very interesting and you can explore the jail and see every style of cell the courtyard and basically its living history and a personal experience for everyone who visits I really enjoyed it and have been there several times over the years and always have a different experience

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