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Dublin Sights

Arbour Hill Cemetery

  • Cemetery

Updated 04/29/2014

Fodor's Review

All 14 Irishmen executed by the British following the 1916 Easter Rising are buried here, including Pádraig Pearse, who led the rebellion; his younger brother Willie, who played a minor role in the uprising; and James Connolly, a socialist and labor leader wounded in the battle. Too weak from his wounds to stand, Connolly was tied to a chair and then shot. The burial ground is a simple but formal area, with the names of the dead leaders carved in stone beside an inscription of the proclamation they issued during the uprising.

Sight Information

Address:

Arbour Hill, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 8–4, Sat. 11–4, Sun. 9:30–4

Updated 04/29/2014

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