Lost Prisons of Dublin walking Tour – North - Open House Dublin 2022
Outdoor Tour

Lost Prisons of Dublin walking Tour – North

Halston Street, Dublin
12pm – 1.30pm
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Image of 'New' Newgate prison on Green Street,1848 Ordnance Survey map of Dublin, 1847 showing the location of 'New' Newgate Prison, the City Marshalsea and Sheriff's Debtors' Prison Ground plan of Grangegorman Female Penitentiary, 1864

Led by a staff member for Kilmainham Gaol Museum, this walking tour will visit the sites of former 18th and 19th century prisons in the north inner city. These include the area where ‘New’ Newgate Prison once stood, the Sheriff of Dublin’s debtors’ prison and the former home of Grangegorman Female Penitentiary, the first ever women’s prison in Great Britain or Ireland. Please note there is also a separate tour looking at former prisons south of the Liffey.

Meeting point: Entrance to the former Courthouse on Halston Street


Accessibility Information

This is a walking tour involving no steps or stairs so it should be accessible to wheelchairs users and people with restricted mobility.


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