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Croppies Acre Memorial Park

Wolfe Tone Quay | Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland
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This memorial to those who died for independence is a lovely and evocative spot. It might not be... read more

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The Croppy Acre Memorial Park is nestled between the National Museum at Collins Barracks and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wolfe Tone Quay | Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

This memorial to those who died for independence is a lovely and evocative spot. It might not be worth a visit on its own, but it is a beautiful start or end to a visit to the Decorative Arts and History Museum. It is a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Croppy Acre Memorial Park is nestled between the National Museum at Collins Barracks and the River Liffey at Wolfe Tone Quay in Dublin. The word Croppy was the nickname by which the Irish Rebels of the 1798 Rising were known and this park is...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Not a place I would recommend walking to but our hop on and off bus stopped near here. Interesting to hear the history and origin of the name Kropped.

Thank Patricia D
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This is a rather barren lawn with scattered marble squares commemorating the burial of the soldiers who died. Famous for their short hair, as they were called "croppies".

Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Very small park, but a nice place to sit, but quite it is not. There are two separate parts to the park to enjoy.

Thank T P
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We stayed at a hotel down the street so we walked by this park quite a few times when heading into the busier parts of the city. Didn't know what a "croppie" was at the time but after seeing it on the plaques I was...More

Thank Vicki L
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a really lovely little space and park that is well kept. It is located between the Museum at Collins Barracks and the river Liffey. The park is a memorial to the ‘Croppy Boys’ of the 1798 rebellion and there are a number monuments...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

There are two separate parks which may be related but in general most tourist guides are unaware of this fact to the extent that some claim that Anna Livia is located in the park beside the the Museum Luas Tram Stop. The major park, the...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

This tranquil green space is lovely placed adjacent to the busy quay traffic. As well as being a grand area to walk through it is also the purported location for mass graves of the 1798 uprising rebels. They got the croppy epithet from their cropped...More

Thank permia
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