Office Of The Public Works Free Events By Alan Finn.
Are you thinking of coming to Ireland for a holiday or maybe you live in Ireland and would like to visit some of Ireland’s better known attractions for free.
Every first Wednesday of each month, ( OPW ) Offices Of The Public Works, will let you get into some of these attractions totally free.
Here is a list of the attractions you may be interested in, you can also bring your family too.
Below is a table of attractions and we start of in Dublin City, Ireland.
Dublin Castle, State Apartments
The Casino, Marino
Ilnacullin (Garinish Island)
Desmond Castle (French Prison)
Glebe House and Gallery
Portumna Castle and Gardens
Dún Aonghasa, Inis Mór
Patrick Pearse’s Cottage (Teach an Phiarsaigh)
Ionad an Bhlascaoid Mhóir, The Blascaod Centre
Derrynane House, National Historic Park
Old Mellifont Abbey
Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre (Newgrange and Knowth)
Battle of the Boyne – Oldbridge Estate
Hill of Tara
Rathcroghan (Contact Cruachan Aí, 071 963-9268)
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery
Rock of Cashel
Roscrea Heritage (Castle) and the Blackmills
John F. Kennedy Arboretum
Glendalough Visitor Centre
It’s a first come first serve, and you are advised to arrive a little bit earlier, before the gates open or the tour starts.
For opening times refer to their web pages. Here is a link for the (OPW )
The table above is part of heritage Sites Ireland ran by the ( OPW )
Kilmainham Gaol, aka Prison, in Dublin 8, the free entry on the 1st Wednesdays, of each month do not apply here.