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“These gardens are one of the most famous memorial gardens in Europe. They are dedicated to the memory of 49,400 Irish soldiers who died in the 1914 – 1918 war. The names of all the soldiers are contained in the beautifully illustrated Harry Clarke manuscripts in the granite bookrooms in the gardens. These gardens are not only a place of remembrance but are also of great architectural interest and beauty. They are one of four gardens in this country designed by the famous architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944). The others being Heywood Gardens (see p.63), Lambay Island and those in Howth Castle. Sunken rose gardens, herbaceous borders and extensive tree planting make for an enjoyable visit to the gardens in any season.”
39 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Royal Hospital Kilmainham is an iconic landmark, built in 1680. It is open to public to visit the grounds at no cost. The grounds and gardens are lovely here and very pleasant to stroll through. The Irish Museum of Modern art is also housed on the grounds and is worth a visit, again at no cost.”
23 locals recommend
“A beautiful park that runs along the river Liffey. Steeped in history with a war memorial to all who fought in the world wars.”
2 locals recommend
2 locals recommend