Upcoming Events at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
We have a range of tours, talks, and events happening between now and Easter. If you’re into ancestry, archives or ag caint as Gaeilge, we have something for you. Keep reading to find out more.
The Spring Lecture Series
This series is produced in conjunction with the School of History and Humanities, Trinity College Dublin.
Thursday, February 27th at 7:00pm
Title: Death, burial and sites of memory in 19th-20th century Ireland.
Speaker: Dr Georgina Laragy, Glasnevin/TCD
Thursday, March 5th at 7:00pm
Title: Remembering the Forgotten - The Story of Bloody Sunday in Croke Park?
Speaker: Michael Foley, author of The Bloodied Field and Sunday Times Journalist
Thursday, March 12th at 7:00pm
Title: Place versus Memory: The Archaeology of Cork's Landscapes of Revolution
Speaker: Damian Shiels, University of Northumbria
Tickets are €6.00 for each individual talk.
Saturday, February 29th and March 1st at 11:30am and 2:30pm
To celebrate Engineers’ Week (February 29th - March 6th), Glasnevin Cemetery Museum will pay tribute to iconic engineering figures who played important roles in developing Ireland that we live in today. We will focus on these figures on our classic General History tours:
- William Dargan
- Sir. John Gray
- Rory O’Connor
- Seán MacEntee
International Women’s Day
Sunday, March 8th at 11:00 am and 2:00pm
To mark International Women's Day, we are hosting special tours that will focus on the women buried here who have played pivotal roles in shaping Irish history.
These tours tend to sell out quickly so if you want to get your fill of herstory, get booked in!
Seachtian na Gaeilge
Sunday, March 15th at 1.30pm
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, in celebration of Irish language week will offer tours of the cemetery in Irish. This is a free event however, registration is essential. Anyone taking part on this tour will also receive complimentary admission to the O'Connell Tower.
Saturday, April 18th at 9:30am
If you are interested in family history, you won't want to miss the next Glasnevin Genealogy Seminar which will take place on Saturday, April 18th. Previous seminars have proved very popular, selling out well in advance. On the day, there will be specialist hubs dedicated to many different types of records and you will have the chance to discuss your own work with fellow family history enthusiasts.
Easter Rising Tours
Our popular Easter Rising tours will take place across the Easter bank holiday weekend. Details will be announced very soon. Keep an eye on our social media channels, this site or sign up to our monthly newsletter here
For details and booking on all of the above, please hit the link below.