Welcome to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Annual Commemoration in memory of nationalist politician Charles Stewart Parnell.

Charles Stewart Parnell died on the 6th October 1891. His funeral at Glasnevin Cemetery was one largest seen in Ireland. The 'Ivy Day' commemoration commenced on the first anniversary of Parnell's death and has continued ever since under the auspices of the Parnell Commemoration Committee.

This year, in addition to the traditional Oration & Wreath laying at the graveside, there will also be an unveiling of a Memorial seat. 

Sunday 2nd October - 12.00pm onwards

Introduction by Professor Donal McCartney, President Parnell Society

  • Graveside ceremony commences 
  • Graveside oration 
  • Wreath laying
  • Memorial seat unveiled 

All Welcome

Museum Opening Times:

Closed until further notice.

The Tower Café - Closed until further notice.

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We offer special concession rates for service users.  Accompanying carers receive complimentary admission.  Please contact 01 882 6550 for further details.

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