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Dublin Castle: Originally built in the 13th century on a site previously settled by the Vikings it functioned as a military fortress, a prison, treasury, courts of law and the…

Dame Street, Dublin 2, Dublin

It may have been intended for use by the Royal College of Science, but it soon attracted the attention of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland’s Dublin Castle administration. It…

Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Dublin

Grangegorman Military Cemetery, situated on Blackhorse Avenue, was established in 1876 as a graveyard for the soldiers and workers, and their families, of the nearby barracks. It…

Blackhorse Avenue, Dublin 7, Dublin

Today the building symbolises the tradition of militant and constitutional nationalism from the rebellion of 1798 to the Irish Civil War of 1922-23. Leaders of the rebellions of…

Inchicore Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Dublin

The National Botanic Gardens of Ireland are an oasis of calm and beauty, and entry is free. A premier scientific institution, the gardens contain important collections of plant…

Glasnevin, Dublin 11, Dublin

The original castle at Rathfarnham dates back to the Elizabethan period and was built for Archbishop Adam Loftus, an ambitious Yorkshire clergyman, who came to Ireland as chaplain…

Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, D14 K3T6

The Royal Hospital Kilmainham is an iconic landmark. It was built in 1680 by royal command and predates its sister, the Royal Hospital Chelsea, by just two years. This is the…

Kilmainham, Dublin 8

Sited in the heart of the walled medieval city, St Audoen’s Church is the only remaining medieval parish church in Dublin. It is dedicated to St Ouen the 7th century bishop…

Cornmarket High Street , Christchurch, Dublin 8, Dublin

Farmleigh is an estate of 78 acres situated to the north-west of Dublin’s Phoenix Park. It was purchased by the Office of Public Works on behalf of the Government in June…

Pheonix Park, Dublin 15, Dublin