Goldenbridge Cemetery - A tour of Ireland’s first garden cemetery. Founded in 1828 by Daniel O’Connell and his supporters Goldenbridge marked the first time that a cemetery such as this was established in Ireland. Modelled on Père Lachaise in Paris it is perfectly preserved in its early nineteenth century form. This burial place also played a key role in the advancement of religious freedoms in the midst of the penal laws.
Find out more about the history of this cemetery and those buried here from the time of O’Connell to the Civil War on this tour.