Get a feel for the conditions in which prisoners lived – and died – at this former jail. Hear stories of the rebel leaders and Irish Republicans imprisoned at Kilmainham, and the key role the prison has played in Irish history. It’s just outside the city centre, and nearby you’ll also find the Irish Museum of Modern Art and, if you fancy something to eat, neighbourhood favourites Storyboard.
Why go? To soak in some of Dublin’s most legendary stories and characters.