War Memorial Gardens, County Dublin

War Memorial Gardens, County Dublin

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The War Memorial gardens are one of the most famous memorial gardens in Europe. They are dedicated to the memory of 49,400 Irish soldiers who died in the 1914-1918 war. The names of all the soldiers are contained in the beautifully illustrated Harry Clarke manuscripts in the granite bookrooms in the gardens. These gardens are not only a place of remembrance but are also of great architectural interest and beauty.

They are one of four gardens in this country designed by the famous architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944). The others Gardens being Heywood Gardens, Lambay Island and those in Howth Castle. The gardens are located on the south circular road in Dublin and are open daily. A guided tour of the garden can access to the Bookrooms can be organized.

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