Kilmainham Gaol Hotels
Kilmainham Gaol located in Dublin 8 opened as a museum in the 1980’s and is run by the Office of Public Works (O.P.W.). It had been a jail and was built in 1796 and played an important role in the history of the Irish Free State, when numerous prisoners were held there during the campaign for Irish Independence. If you are looking for Kilmainham Gaol Hotels – the Ashling Hotel Dublin offers great value Dublin Hotel Deals and a warm welcome.
It remained open as a jail gaol from 1796 until 1924. Some famous historical figures who were imprisoned there included, Charles Stewart Parnell and Robert Emmet. The attraction is open from April to September daily, from 9.30 to 18.00 and from October to March from 9.30 to 17.30 from Monday to Saturday and from 10.00 to 14.00 on Sundays.
Guided Tours of the Gaol are available and groups should be booked in advance.
The Ashling Hotel is located near to the Kilmainham Gaol museum as well as other Dublin Visitor attraction such as Dublin Zoo. Click Here for more information on the Ashling Hotel Dublin. We offer great value rates throughout the year – why not check out our Dublin Hotel Rates.
Visit Kilmainham Gaol Museum Website