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James Larkin Lock Out Speech

Glasnevin Cemetery is the final resting place of many of the men and women who were to witness this great event in Irish Labour history. The Lockout saw 20,000 Irish workers being locked out of their workplaces, due to industrial conflict between them and their employers.

To mark 100 years since the 1913 Lockout. We will have daily Re-enactments of James Larkin's famous speech to the Dublin workers "The great only appear great because we are on our knees"

Re-enactments will be daily 26th - 31st Aug at 2.30pm.

Museum Opening Times:

Monday - Friday - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday - 10:00am - 5:00pm

The Tower Café - Daily - 9:30am - 5:00pm

How to book:

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When you get to the ticket page, you will see a selection of the different tickets we offer. Simply select the appropriate ticket from this selection and complete the booking process.

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

For booking enquiries (groups of 11 or more):

Discuss your group booking with our Bookings Coordinator:
+353 1 882 6570


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