Richmond Barracks

Richmond Barracks in Inchicore

The historic site has witnessed some of the tumultuous events of 20thC Irish history and now serves as a vibrant neighbourhood hub


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Richmond Barracks is a neighbourhood hub that celebrates the rich stories and experiences of the local community, past and present. It is a venue of national and historical importance and was a key site for many significant events in Ireland’s history.

The Barracks originally built in 1810, is located within a vibrant community and along with a programme of historical tours and talks, the building co-locates a library, creative workshops, cultural events and classes, offering new opportunities for people of all ages to participate in cultural activities. You can also discover the adjoining historic Goldenbridge Cemetery, the first major Catholic burial ground set out in the city after Catholic Emancipation.

Richmond Barrack also now offer great tours of these attractions and the wider area:

  • Richmond Barracks Historical tour runs daily at 1pm
  • Richmond Barracks to Kilmainham Walking Tour runs Tues, Thurs, Sat at 3pm
  • Goldenbridge Cemetery Tour Mon, Wed, Fri at 3pm (launching Mon Aug 24)

For more information on tours and programmes visit

E | T: +353 1 2228400

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10am  – 5pm. Closed Sundays


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