Kilmainham Gaol, built in 1792, is Ireland’s most famous disused prison.
An amazing tourist attraction and one of the best places to go with kids is Kilmainham Gaol. Build in 1792, Kilmainham Gaol is Ireland’s most famous disused prison.
It housed, throughout the years, many famous Nationalists and Republicans in members of the Society of United Irishmen (1798), Young Irelanders (c1840s), Fenians and Land Agitators, Parnell, Davitt. It is also where the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising were executed.
Attractions include a major exhibition detailing the political and penal industry of the prison and its restoration.
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is just under 7km from Kilmainham Gaol. Book your Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge stay for a Kilmainham Gaol visit today.
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