There are over one million stories buried in Glasnevin Cemetery, Gravediggers, Body Snatchers, Rebels and Revolutionaries, ordinary and extraordinary people.
Glasnevin Museum is a wonderful introduction to the wealth of national history within the walls of Glasnevin Cemetery. This interactive visitor attraction offers a fascinating view of Ireland’s Necropolis and the many renowned figures that shaped the country we live in today. Glasnevin Museum also offers guided tours of the cemetery which is a unique opportunity to learn more about Ireland’s complex history.
Glasnevin Museum & Tours features a who’s who of modern Irish history including Daniel O’ Connell, Michael Collins, Charles Stewart Parnell, Éamon de Valera, Arthur Griffith, Countess Markievicz, Michael Cusack, Robert Erskine Childers, and Gerard Manley Hopkins.
Genaeology: Due to the meticulous record keeping of Glasnevin Trust over the years coupled with advances in technology we can help you find your relatives, family history or discover more about the stories of the people buried in Glasnevin Trust Cemeteries.
With an Irish Diaspora spanning the globe, Glasnevin Trust offers arguably the best genealogy resource to search for your Irish Heritage and story.These digitised records also provide important information on the social and economic history of Ireland, popular professions, diseases that once killed that now can be cured, how long we lived and how we died.
Glasnevin Trust has provided access to Cemetery and Crematoria records related to the following Glasnevin Trust Cemeteries at: Dardistown, Newlands Cross and Palmerstown, Goldenbridge and Glasnevin.