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Dublin Sights

Garden of Remembrance

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Opened 50 years after the Easter Rising of 1916, the garden in Parnell Square commemorates those who died fighting for Ireland's freedom. At the garden's entrance is a large plaza; steps lead down to the fountain area, graced with a sculpture by contemporary Irish artist Oisín Kelly, based on the mythological Children of Lír, who were turned into swans. The garden serves as an oasis of tranquillity in the middle of the busy city.

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Parnell Sq., Dublin, Co. Dublin, Dublin 1, Ireland



Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 8:30–6; Oct.–Mar., daily 9:30–4


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