Echoes of War
Explore Kilmainham where you will discover some of the City’s most unforgettable attractions with stories of war and rebellion around every corner of this peaceful place.
Since the seventeenth century imprisoned rebels, military personnel and the sick have all called Kilmainham home.
Once parklands on the outskirts of Dublin, Kilmainham attracted institutions that each needed to keep at arm’s length from the city.
Discover The Royal Hospital – a magnificent late 17th Century Classical building with Chapel, formal Gardens, burial grounds and artists studios. It is now home to the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
Kilmainham Gaol is one of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe. It houses a major exhibition detailing its political and penal history that cover some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s.
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