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Cork City Gaol
Convent Avenue, Cork Route Planner
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Opening hours

Apr-Sep: 9.30am-5pm; Oct-Mar: 10am-4pm - last admission 1hr before closing

Description

From 1878, except during the Civil War, the old prison of Cork was a woman's only penitentiary. Visitors can find out about the prisoners' daily routine and visit reconstituted cells with life-size mannequins and period furnishings. The building is also home to a Radio Museum.

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