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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 1 week ago

It’s a nice little place in the heart of the city steeped with all sorts of history including a recent visit from the queen of England in recent times

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank max n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Children of Lir statue is the highlight and it is a restful place to sit. Some modernisation has taken place to improve access but to be honest, this could be a lot more than it is and there is a giant unused piece of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Dublin and I definitely wanted to go back to the Garden of Remembrance. It helps if you know a little about the struggles of Ireland over last few hundreds of years, but I believe the design and location are...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nearby the GPO, so a very good place to rest after visiting the exhibition in the GPO and think about the Irish struggle for freedom. This is what for this little park was built.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Steffen R
Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

The park is dedicated to the Irish freedom fighters. It is at the end of McConnell street. Off the beaten path but worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

While walking south on Parnell Square on our way elsewhere, we saw this park on our right and out of curiosity, stopped in. It's the Garden of Remembrance, a dignified sunken garden with a large cross-shaped reflecting pool at the head of which on a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Little explanation in signs around this lovely garden set in Parnell Square opposite the Dublin Irish writers museum. Great attention to detail and accessible with ramps and lift.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Marie C
Reviewed May 7, 2019

I have never stopped here before on my many visits to Dublin but I was headed to Hugh Lane Gallery across the street and the Garden basically pulls you in. It is a gorgeous creation of water and mosaic. Very dignified and beautiful. A must...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

Quiet park dedicated to those who lost their lives. Not a need-to-see attraction, but it was part of the Northside Walking tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stacy K
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Went here with our Globus tour. We would probably have missed this beautiful site on our own, but we are so glad the guide stopped here. All countries have serene places where folks can go to remember those who fought for our freedoms and this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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