Women in History Tour

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    For those hoping to be intrigued or inspired, the Women in History Tour at Experience Glasnevin shines a light on the fascinating stories of the extraordinary women buried in Glasnevin Cemetery, all of whom played pivotal roles in shaping the course of Irish history.  

    While this ticket includes the Experience Glasnevin Exhibition, you can also choose to include the O'Connell Tower Climb with your visit.

    On this tour, you will hear the stories of some of the following incredible women:

    1. Constance Markiewicz
    2. Maud Gonne Mac Bride
    3. Delia Larkin
    4. Charlotte Despard
    5. Madeline Ffrench Mullen  
    6. Anne Devlin
    7. Elizabeth O’Farrell
    8. Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington

    Your ticket includes entry into the Extra-ordinary Lives indoor exhibition. We recommend that you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your tour starting, to allow you to check in and browse the exhibition.

    Tours Led by Expert Guides

    The key elements of our tours at Glasnevin Cemetery are the individuals laid to rest here – iconic figures from history and the less well-known – and our Tour Guides, who are extremely skilled and always highly-commended by audiences.
    All of our tours begin and end in our state-of-the art Visitor Centre. Here, you can view displays, videos and interactive media in both the City of the Dead and the Prospect Gallery. This will give you an intriguing introduction to your visit and set the scene for the outdoor tour which follows. Your Tour Guide will meet you in the Prospect Gallery and commence the outdoor tour from there.