War Memorial Gardens

These gardens are one of the most famous memorial gardens in Europe.



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These gardens are one of the most famous memorial gardens in Europe. They are dedicated to the memory of 49,400 Irish soldiers who died in the 1914-1918 war. The names of all the soldiers are contained in the granite bookrooms in the Gardens. These gardens are not only a place of remembrance but are also of architectural interest and of great beauty. Designed by the famous architect, Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944), they are one of four Gardens in this country designed by him, the others being Heywood Gardens , Lambay Island and those in Howth Castle . Sunken rose gardens, herbaceous borders and extensive tree planting make for an enjoyable visit to the Gardens in any season.


No Admission Fees


Leaflets: Yes Guided Tours: Yes Audio Visual: Yes Exhibition: Yes

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Opening Times

All Year Mon - Fri 08:00-18:00 All Year Sat and Sun 10:00-18:00 Access to Bookrooms by arrangement with local management.

Visit Length

1hr 30mins


Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

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