Bealtaine Tour at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Things to do in County Dublin Dublin, Ireland - Bealtaine Tour at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum - YourDaysOut
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Finglas Rd, Botanic, Dublin 11, Ireland
May 24, 2019 1:00:00 PM - May 24, 2019 2:30:00 PM
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n conjunction with Bealtaine, we have a specialist tour running at Glasnevin Cemetery this May.

Be Introduced to a Unique Chapter of History

Date: Friday, May 24th

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

What's Happening:

During this tour

• Explore the fascinating origins of Glasnevin Cemetery which opened in 1832

• Discover more about Ireland’s ‘Liberator’ and the founder of the cemetery - Daniel O’ Connell

• Learn about the experiences of Irish Jesuit Fr. Michael Morrison, who in 1945, was among the first troops to liberate Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

• ‘Gather round poor Zozimus’ and hear the tale of this Dublin poet, rhymer and reciter

• Visit the grave of James Joyce’s parents and find out about the many connections between Glasnevin Cemetery and Joyce’s Ulysses And much more……..

Entry is free however booking is essential.

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