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Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance

Open today: 07:00 - 22:00
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What a wonderful tribute to the brave firefighters. It is definitely worth a visit if you're... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
93jae
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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I stumbled across this while planning my trip to Ireland, and as a lifelong NYer knew I had to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mocha927
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Cohoes, NY
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This garden is located in the townland of Ringfinnan, Kinsale, County Cork in the south of Ireland and is dedicated to the memory of the 343 firefighters who lost their live in the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York. This garden of Remembrance was...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful tribute to the brave firefighters. It is definitely worth a visit if you're anywhere near Kinsale. It is fantastic that this was put together and such an interesting part of recent history.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stumbled across this while planning my trip to Ireland, and as a lifelong NYer knew I had to visit. This is a beautiful remembrance garden honoring those FDNY who lost their lives on 9/11. The atmosphere is peaceful and serene, set among the Irish...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an emotional personal tribute to those who lost their lives in the Air India tragedy. A tree has been planted for each victim in this elevated site which commands beautiful views over the surrounding landscape. It is a place for quiet reflection and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a small but very well presented memorial. It is quite moving. Sadly, the woman who stareted it has passed, but her family is keeping it up. I had not realized the number of firefighters who lost their lives.

Thank LankyOmaha
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Having personally experienced the horrors of Sept 11, we were moved by beauty and peace of this lovely garden of trees planted to commemorate the firefighters who lost their lives on that day.

Thank bloominamds
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Beautiful, simple memorial to the 340+ firefighters who perished on the event of 9/11. It really was well done and a beautiful memorial.

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Very emotional but beautiful. Had a great sense of peace and tranquillity about it. It is a great tribute to the fire fighters who lost their lives during 9/11 misogyny

Thank FrancesM1073
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We found this quite by accident taking a side road from our lodging into Kinsale. We actually went by a couple of times before backing up and stopping to see what this was about. What a surprise to find a memorial to the firefighters who...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I didn't know this 9//11 Memorial was here until I mentioned to a friend that I would be traveling to Ireland and would be stopping in Kinsale. This friend lost her fiancee in one of the towers, and she said that he had a tree...More

Thank katieb35
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a beautiful tribute to the first responders to the Twin towers on 911. If you are in Kinsale and have a car it is worth the trip very moving.

Thank Mary M
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timonntour
22 August 2017|
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Response from Zesty321 | Reviewed this property |
It is off of the main road to Old Head. Coming from Kinsale when you see signs for Old Head pointing to the left, take a right away from Old Head and take the first right off of that road. It is on the left. People very... More
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LisaAnn1215
16 March 2015|
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Response from Maureen F | Reviewed this property |
If you don't have a car then I guess a taxi is your best way - it's a little outside the main city area, maybe a 10 minute drive.
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LisaAnn1215
16 March 2015|
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Response from Noel B | Reviewed this property |
If travelling by car take the R600 out of Kinsale, passing Actons Hotel on the way. Having crossed the River Bandon continue for another couple of miles. At a sharp bend in the road there is a sign for the Park to the right... More
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