Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Photos

Kilmainham Gaol is an Irish national memorial to the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising who were executed here by the British, an act which turned public opinion to Irish independence. This former prison is now open for tours and includes a museum covering the struggle for Irish independence.

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Historic main entrance of Kilmainham Gaol, now a museum. Dublin, Ireland.Entrance at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Carved entangled dragons over entrance of Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Carved chained dragons over entrance of Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Historic main entrance of Kilmainham Gaol, now a museum. Dublin, Ireland.Entrance at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Carved entangled dragons over entrance of Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Carved chained dragons over entrance of Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Kilmainham Gaol along Inchicore Road. Dublin, Ireland.Kilmainham Gaol office now serves as tour entrance for museum. Dublin, Ireland.Entrance door for tours at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Coat of arms with lion & unicorn atop Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Kilmainham Gaol along Inchicore Road. Dublin, Ireland.Kilmainham Gaol office now serves as tour entrance for museum. Dublin, Ireland.Entrance door for tours at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Coat of arms with lion & unicorn atop Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Exterior walls at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell block at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell window at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell block at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Exterior walls at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell block at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell window at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell block at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Courthouse at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Prison chapel at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell block corridor at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell door at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Courthouse at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Prison chapel at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell block corridor at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell door at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Cell door at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Sign marking cell of P.H. Pearse 1916 at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Sign marking cell of Willie Pearse 1916 at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Iron brackets & floor between range levels at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Cell door at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Sign marking cell of P.H. Pearse 1916 at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Sign marking cell of Willie Pearse 1916 at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Iron brackets & floor between range levels at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Sign marking cell of Countess Markievicz 1916 at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Range of prison cells at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell from which prisoner Charles S. Parnell negotiated Kilmainham Treaty with British prime minister William Ewart Gladstone to settle farm land rent issues at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Sign marking cell of Countess Markievicz 1916 at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Range of prison cells at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cell from which prisoner Charles S. Parnell negotiated (1882) Kilmainham Treaty with British prime minister William Ewart Gladstone to settle farm land rent issues at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Main hall staircase at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall ironwork structure at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall spiral staircase at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall spiral staircase at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Main hall staircase at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall ironwork structure at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall spiral staircase at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall spiral staircase at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Main hall cells at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall cell interior with Madonna & Child painted by prisoner Mrs. Joseph Plunkett at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall cell of Éamon de Valera who later became President of Republic of Ireland at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Plaque to 4 IRA soldiers executed at by Free State Army on Nov. 17, 1922 at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Main hall cells at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall cell interior with Madonna & Child painted (1923) by prisoner Mrs. Joseph Plunkett at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Main hall cell (1916) of Éamon de Valera who later became President of Republic of Ireland at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Plaque to 4 IRA soldiers executed at by Free State Army on Nov. 17, 1922 at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Courtyard where leaders of Irish Easter Rising of 1916 were executed by the British at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Plaque to Irish Easter Rising of 1916 leaders executed by the British at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cross marks spot where leaders of Irish Easter Rising were executed by the British in 1916 at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Monument to Irish Easter Rising of 1916 leaders executed by the British across from Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Courtyard where leaders of Irish Easter Rising of 1916 were executed by the British at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Plaque to Irish Easter Rising of 1916 leaders executed by the British at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Cross marks spot where leaders of Irish Easter Rising were executed by the British in 1916 at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Monument to Irish Easter Rising of 1916 leaders executed by the British across from Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.
Museum at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Collection of prison locks at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Antique camera to take front & side view mug shots using mirror at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.American Fenian "$5 bill" to fund the Irish Republic at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.
Museum at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland.Collection of prison locks at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Antique camera (1860s) to take front & side view mug shots using mirror at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.American Fenian "$5 bill" (1866) to fund the Irish Republic at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.
Irish nationalist politician Charles Stewart Parnell funeral memorabilia & armband former prisoner at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Original poster declaring Irish Republic at start of Easter Rising at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Detail of signers on Easter Rising poster declaring Irish Republic at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Post Office delivery boy's jacket worn by Liam Murphy at GPO Easter Rising battle at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.
Irish nationalist politician Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-91) funeral memorabilia & armband former prisoner at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Original poster (1916) declaring Irish Republic at start of Easter Rising at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Detail of signers on Easter Rising poster (1916) declaring Irish Republic at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Post Office delivery boy's jacket worn by Liam Murphy at GPO Easter Rising battle (1916) at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.
Irish Times newspaper reporting Sinn Fein Easter Rising with photos of leaders at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.1916 Easter Rising medal at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Model of sailing ship Asgard used to run guns from Germany to Ireland in 1914 at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Evening Telegraph newspaper reporting Anglo-Irish peace treaty at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.
Irish Times newspaper (May 1916) reporting Sinn Fein Easter Rising with photos of leaders at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.1916 Easter Rising medal at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Model of sailing ship Asgard used to run guns from Germany to Ireland in 1914 at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Evening Telegraph newspaper (Dec. 7, 1921) reporting Anglo-Irish peace treaty at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.
Portrait of Seán MacEntee imprisoned in England after the Easter Rising at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Inis Fáil, Celtic revival sculpture by Oliver Sheppard at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.

Portrait of Seán MacEntee (1892-1956) imprisoned in England after the Easter Rising at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.Inis Fáil, Celtic revival sculpture (1901) by Oliver Sheppard at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Dublin, Ireland.


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