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Review of Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol
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Owner description: This bleak old jail was notorious in the 19th century for its harsh treatment of prisoners.
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this prison as our first tour in Ireland. It was a history lesson that helped us understand about the political oppression in Ireland over the years. The your guides were very knowledgeable and helpful with answering our any questions.

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Gaol is really interesting and guides are very personable, would be difficult to access all areas with walking impairments though. Some of the gaol is open to the elements so be prepared if its raining.

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

An excellent hour-long tour that teaches you a lot about Irish history in a lively, affecting way. You'll probably recognize one of the wings as a setting in a number of films. Call ahead to make sure they have an available tour--this place books up in the summer months.

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

I had no desire to visit, but it kept being recommended. Great tour with a lot of history explained, including stories. Lines can be long, so go early.

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

On our trip we learned of much history, heritage and pride in many places in Ireland. Kilmainham Jail has much history in its walls, I'm sure there where many people who deserved to be there. However, also many who should never have walked through the gates. The tour guides are great, we highly recommend. Go early in the day, the later tours sell out. If there is a long line up outside the gates, not to worry, the line does goes fairly quick.

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