Plan a Visit

Opening Hours

Grangegorman Military Cemetery is open all year round, seven days a week, from 10am to 4pm.

Location

The cemetery is located near the east side of Phoenix Park, near Dublin 7, on Blackhorse Avenue.

Transport

The bus which serves the area is number 37. Check the Dublin Bus website for up to date schedules.

Drag the yellow figure to the red pin to explore the site at streetview level.


Tours

From March to November there are free tours of the cemetery available every Thursday at 11am. Meet inside the gate, and wear suitable footwear.

If you require special access, please contact us.

Visit

The average length of a visit to the cemetery is thirty minutes.

Admission

There is no charge for entry to the cemetery.

Photography

Photography and video are permitted; contact us for permission for commercial photography.


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Also in the Area

The National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

Distance: 2.1km.

Related to the Grangegorman Cemetery site is the Soldiers and Chiefs Exhibition.

Phoenix Park

Distance: 200m.

One of the largest walled city parks in Europe.

Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Distance: 3km.

See especially Bully’s Acre, a graveyard with thousand-year-old history on the grounds.

Aras an Uactaráin

Distance: 850m.

The current residence of the President of Ireland, with a 300-year-old history.


You can also read about the history of the site before your visit.

Find out about the people who are buried in the cemetery, from World War One soldiers to casualties of RMS Leinster sinking.

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