Experts’ Choice Award

Cork City Gaol

8 / 10

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”

– Frommer's

Frommer's
"Like something straight out of a Victorian novel, this early 19th-century jail is an austere, impressive, and highly atmospheric building."
Fodor's
"This castle-like building contains an austere, 19th-century prison."
Michelin Guide
0 Stars
"From 1878, except during the Civil War, the old prison of Cork was a woman's only penitentiary"
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