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THE PHOENIX PARK

SUNDAY 15TH MAY

Guided Tour of St. Marys Hospital /RHMS
2:30pm
Sunday 15th May
No Booking Required

The tour will cover the transformation from Royal Hibernian Military School built in 1771 to Modern Hospital. The tour will include the Victorian Catholic Chapel designed by Jacob Owen in the Gothic style and the Thomas Cooley Church of Ireland Building and graveyard. There has been many architectural and functional changes to the whole complex over the decades. From the 18th Century Military school, then in 1922 Irish Army hospital then 1948 public hospital and in 1964 facility for older patients.

 

Meet: Start and finish point at the entrance to the main hospital building.

 

Length of time: Approx. 1 hour

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Guided Tour of The New Phoenix Park Biodiversity Centre
3:00pm
Sunday 15th May

No Booking Required

Learn about the different habitats that exist in the Phoenix Park and the diversity of species that can be found here. There are trees, wild flowers, mammals, birds, bees, butterflies, and dragonflies all living in the Phoenix Park.