Kilmainham Gaol, built in 1792, is Ireland's most famous disused prison. It held throughout the years many famous Nationalists and Republicans in members of the Society of United Irishmen (1798), Young Irelanders (c1840s), Fenians and Land Agitators, Parnell, Davitt. It is also where the leaders of the Easter Rising were executed.
Attractions include a major exhibition detailing the political and penal industry of the prison and its restoration.
For a hotel near Kilmainham Gaol, why not choose Bewleys Hotels.
Of all the Bewleys Hotels, Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge is located the closest to Kilmainham Gaol being just 7km from the Gaol, making it an excellent choice of accommodation.