Glasnevin Tower

                                                                             ****************      Glasnevin Cemetery      *****************

                                    This cemetery is located on the Northside of the city. It is the resting place of many famous  Irish and foreign
                     people who did good for Ireland in it s pursuit for freedom and peace  There is a high wall surrounding the cemetery with towers which 
                     were used to prevent body snatchers   in the 18th 19th Century. There was no burial ground for Catholics  and so Daniel O Connell
                     pushed for a cemetery for burial of both Catholics and Protestants. Glasnevin was then opened in February 1832. Dublin s main street
                     O Connell street is named after him and a statue of him stands aloft at it s northern end with it s junction of Parnell street also in honor of
                     Charles Stewart Parnell.   There are guided tours daily  a restaurant  and history section in the Cemetery  Also a florist for fresh
                     flowers and mementos which can be purchased within the grounds Visit Glasnevin and take in the history of Dublin s past.
                                                                                    Listing of famous names buried here                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                   Daniel O Connell
                                                                                                   Jeremiah O Donovan
                                                                                                   Sean Mc Bride
                                                                                                   Kevin Barry
                                                                                                   Charles Stewart Parnell
                                                                                                   Eamon De Valera
                                                                                                   Countess Markievich
                                                                                                   Arthur Griffith
                                                                                                   Michael Collins
                                                                                                   Roger Casement
                                                                                                   Luke Kelly
                                                                                                   Brendan Behan
                                                                                                   Christy Brown
                                                                                                   O Donovan Rosa

                  And also Members of the Defense Forces who gave their lives while serving on overseas missions with the United Nations
                   There is also a Crematorium and The Holy Angels plot where infant babies are buried who died shortly after birth.

                                                                                                 Grave of Michael Collins

                                                                                       1916    Easter Rising Memorial 


                                                                                                  Mother and Children

                                                                                                       Workmen going home
                                                                                                       Looking Down

                                                                                                 Family Grave in the old section

                                                                                                   Irish  Army  Memorial  Plaque 

                                                                                                             Family  Vault

                                                                                                   An  Garda  Siochana 

                                                                                                         Soldiers Helmets
                                                                                             Grave of O Donovan Rosa

                                                                                                             Set  on Stone

                                                                                                Holy  Angels  Memorial  Plot

                                          One of the many plaques with names inscribed of the infants in this Holy angels plot     RIP.

                                                                                    Old  section in the cemetery

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