Cork City Gaol
5 expert reviews
“Less than 2km (1 1/4 miles) west of the city center, this restored prison was infamous in the 19th and early 20th centuries, when it housed some of the greatest figures in the revolutionary movement”
"Like something straight out of a Victorian novel, this early 19th-century jail is an austere, impressive, and highly atmospheric building."
"This castle-like building contains an austere, 19th-century prison."
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"From 1878, except during the Civil War, the old prison of Cork was a woman's only penitentiary"