These gardens are one of the most famous memorial gardens in Europe and are dedicated to the memory of 49,400 Irish soldiers who died in the 1914-1918 war. The names of all these soldiers are contained in the beautifully illustrated Harry Clarke manuscripts in the granite book rooms in the gardens.
The War Memorial 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 being Heywood Gardens, Lambay Island and those in Howth Castle.
Open: Open year round.
Admission: Admission is free.
By Bus: Take bus numbers 51, 68 or 69