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Garden of Remembrance

Parnell Sq., Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 605 7700
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Peaceful garden marking the 50th anniversary of the Irish uprising against the English; contains a famous statue by Oisin Kelly of the Children of Lir, characters from ancient Celtic myth.
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Parnell Sq., Dublin 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a bit off the tourist list of 'must see' places, but given its connection to Dublin's history, it's well worth a stop. It's dedicated to those who gave their lives for Irish freedom. On the day we stopped, the pool of water needed...More

Thank Mary Pat C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm traveling here alone and my family originally came from Ireland to the states a long time ago so the Garden was on my list for cultural reasons. It's a beautiful space where people were eating and reading. All talking quitely and respecting the space....More

Thank Amber L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Garden of Remembrance, located at the northern end of Parnell Square, Dublin, is a memorial garden in Dublin dedicated to the memory of "all those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish Freedom". It is a small, peaceful park that marks the...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usually the atmosphere in this garden is thought provoking and tranquil. The architecture is beautiful and it's right in the city center so easily accessible. Sometimes there are intoxicated groups of individuals hanging around, resolving world's issues, which is not very pleasant but they usually...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice memorial for a great cause. Great place to sit and relaxed after visiting the museum across the street. Pretty flowers in April.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Garden of Remembrance is a Memorial Garden to those who fought for Ireland's freedom. Its focal point is the beautiful sculpture of the Children of Lir based on the Irish Legend of the 3 children of King Lir being turned into swans and made...More

Thank Adrienne C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The garden of rememberance is a beautiful, well looked after site. There is a plaque right the front explaining the garden, a lovely water cross figure in the middle surrounding by beautiful garden flowers overlooked by the sculpture

Thank Liam_v1
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This garden is located at the top of O'Connell St. a bit north of the Parnell monument. I found it very moving. I really liked the sculpture of the Children of Lir. If you happen to be in that area, it is worth a visit.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Always pay my respects! Very close the the Castle hotel, excellent place to sit and relax, take in the scenery. Very close to most all Dublin attractions or a block from bus services to all attractions!

Thank psycdr1
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This is a wonderful memorial park in Dublin to those who died in the struggle for Irish independence. It was relatively quiet when I went; there is seating near the entrance that looks over the cross-shaped pool and faces the statue and Irish tricolor at...More

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