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These gardens are one of the most famous memorial gardens in Europe.  They are dedicated to the memory of 49,400 Irish soldiers who died in the 1914 – 1918 war.  The names of all the soldiers are contained in the beautifully illustrated Harry Clarke manuscripts in the granite bookrooms in the gardens.

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Irish National War Memorial Gardens

South Circular Road,

Islandbridge, Dublin 8

Entrance from Con Colbert Rd. and South Circular Rd. (Phoenix Park end)



Gardens Open all Year


Opening Times:

Mon-Fri 8.00am - dusk

Sat-Sun 10.00am - dusk

Access to Bookrooms by arrangement with local management. 


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