Glasnevin Cemetery Glasnevin

Glasnevin Cemetery

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Glasnevin is Ireland’s largest cemetery and proudly tells the story of modern Ireland through interactive exhibitions, dramatic re-enactments, and daily walking tours visiting many of the renowned figures that shaped the country we live in today including Charles Stewart Parnell, Eamon DeValera, Michael Collins, Constance Markievicz, Brendan Behan.

Since 1832, more than 1.5 million people have been interred in Glasnevin – rich and famous, paupers and politicians, artists, warriors and heroes, all resting side by side in this renowned Victorian Garden Cemetery.

Listed at number 1 on Tripadvisor of ‘things to do in Dublin’, Glasnevin is also holder of Ireland’s Best Cultural Experience award. Tours run on the hour throughout the summer from 1030 to 1530. Dramatic re-enactments take place at 1430 daily.

History

Established in 1832.

Founded by Daniel O’Connell as a place where people of “all religions and none” could bury their dead with dignity, Glasnevin has become a national monument and is a vital part of the Irish Heritage story. Glasnevin operates as a fully functioning cemetery but in 2010 ┬ádeveloped its award winning museum and visitor centre becoming one of Ireland’s leading attractions.

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