Thu, Aug. 18, 2022
Time: 13:00 — 14:15
Price: €10.00 adults / €8.00 concession (Over 60s, student, child)Book Now
Visitors can once again experience the atmospheric surrounds of Goldenbridge Cemetery on our guided tours through Ireland's first garden cemetery. Founded by Daniel O’Connell almost 200 years ago, as Ireland's first non-denominational burial ground, visitors can walk through this unspoilt 19th century garden cemetery and learn about its unique history, including the vaults, the watchmen, the Cuban guard dogs and the body snatchers. Led by professional tour guides, the tour will visit the graves of two former Taoisigh as well as the graves of the many men, women and children buried here, whose stories shine a light on 19th century Irish life and society.
“A hidden gem … a peaceful resting place full of history” - Visitor
The meeting point is at Richmond Barracks. Please note, the tour through the Garden Cemetery takes place on uneven terrain and paths and we ask all visitors to wear sturdy footwear and please follow the guides instructions and directions at all times. This is an outdoor experience so please dress for all weathers. Whilst walking tours are a safe and enjoyable experience, in order to ensure social distancing, our group size is limited.
Goldenbridge Cemetery is owned and managed by Dublin Cemeteries Trust.