A place of quiet remembrance and reflection.

This beautiful garden in the heart of the city was designed by Daithi Hanly and dedicated to the memory of all those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish Freedom.

Its focal point is a large sculpture of the Children of Lir by Oisín Kelly, symbolising rebirth and resurrection, added in 1971.

The garden is intended as a place of quiet remembrance and reflection.

It is located in the northern fifth of the former Rotunda Gardens in Parnell Square (formerly Rutland Square), a Georgian Square at the northern end of O’Connell Street.

  • Beautiful memorial garden
  • Large sculpture of the Children of Lir by Oisín Kelly
  • President Éamon de Valera opened the Garden in 1966 on the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising

Closed for the 2020 season

Further information available at  www.heritageireland.ie

Useful Information

Parking: City Centre on-street pay & display

Getting There

At the top of O’Connell Street in Dublin City Centre

Map Location: 53.353882, -6.264143
Contact Garden of Remembrance

Parnell Square East, Dublin 1, Ireland

T: +353 (0)1 821 3021
E: superintendent.park@opw.ie
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