Glasnevin Cemetery

The Museum

This museum and cemetery is one of the best holiday attractions in Dublin. It is located on the Finglas Road, a couple of miles from the centre of Dublin. Various famous Irish historical figures are buried at Glasnevin including: Daniel O’Connell, Michael Collins and Eamonn De’Velara.

Getting There

  • Bus number 140 leaves regularly from O’Connell Street.
  • You can also catch the hop-on-hop-off bus. This open-topped bus can be caught at various points across the city.

Featured event: Padraig Pearse Oration Re-enactment

This was a chance to see an actor’s re-enactment of Patrick Pearse’s famous oration at the grave of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa. Contact the cemetery directly to see what’s on currently this year.