Guided Heritage tours of the magnificent Royal Hospital Kilmainham are available from 4th July – 2nd September at the following times:
Wednesday – Saturday: 11.30am, 2.00pm and 4.00pm
Sunday: 2.00pm and 4.00pm
The grounds contain the following:
An early 18th-century formal garden.
Bully’s Acre – once Dublin’s main cemetary, containing a 10th-century standing stone.
The Hospital Burial Ground – the cemetary of the old soldiers.
The former stable buildings – a 19th-century building, now Kilmainham Garda Barracks.
The West Gateway – the work of Francis Johnston. This structure was formerly a gateway at Watling Street on the Quays. It became a traffic obstruction and was removed from the Quays and rebuilt in Kilmainham in the 1840s.
Tours are free. No booking required but groups should contact in advance on tel: +353-612 9900, email: email@example.com
For more information please visit the website.