Kilmainham Goal: Jail used to hold political prisoners.
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James Plunkett, a poet and a leader in the 1916 Rising, married the love of his life, Grace Gifford in his prison cell in Kilmainham Gaol the night before his execution. Grace wore widow’s black clothing forever afterwards. The folksong ‘Grace’ by Jim McCann immortalises their love story #lovedublin #dublinbemyvalentine
The Kilmainham Gaol is a former prison and at now is a museum in Dublin, Ireland. Built in 1796 this jail played an important part in Irish history until 1924 when Kilmainham was decommisioned. Many Leaders of Irish revolutions was imprisioned and some executed. In the Great Famine era, the Kilmainham Gaol's populations was elevated, because a large number of food robbery and a large amount of this people was deported to Australia.