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Irish jails

Irish jails




Discover the old Irish prisons! Often converted into historical museums, they will allow you to go back in time and plunge into the heart of a forgotten prison world. The conditions of detention there were more than precarious, and some of these penitentiaries welcomed within their walls great names of the History of the country!

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Irish jails: attractions to visit

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This old prison in Cork used to lock up its prisoners in conditions that give you the shivers down your spine!

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A former prison in Northern Ireland, which was home to, among others, the very famous Bobby Sands, who died on the spot as a result of his hunger strike.

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A former Irish prison now converted into a museum.