If you have any desire to understand Irish history – especially the juicy bits about resistance to British rule – then a visit to this...
War Memorial Gardens
Hardly anyone ever ventures this far west, but they're missing a lovely bit of landscaping in the shape of the War Memorial Gardens – by...
Irish Museum of Modern Art
Ireland's most important collection of modern and contemporary Irish and international art is housed in the elegant, airy expanse of the...
Old Royal Oak
Locals are fiercely protective of this gorgeous traditional pub, which opened in 1845 to serve the patrons and staff of the Royal...
Kilmainham's newest (only?) restaurant of note serves contemporary Irish cuisine (beautifully presented fish dishes, succulent lamb,...
Kilmainham Gate information
Francis Johnston's impressive Georgian gate was designed in 1812 as the Richmond Tower and located on the quays, near the Guinness Brewery. It was moved here in 1846 as it obstructed the increasingly heavy traffic to the new Kingsbridge Station (Heuston Station), which opened in 1844.