Heritage & Heritage Sites

 

 

GENERAL

 

International Jewish Cemeteries Page for Ireland

The Jewish Ireland web site’s Places of Jewish Interest

 

INDIVIDUAL SITES

 

DUBLIN

Dublin Page — Jewish Communities and Records UK

Video on Dublin Jewish Community and the City’s “Little Jerusalem” Jewish Neighborhood

Irish Jewish Museum, Dublin

3 Walworth Road
South Circular Road
Dublin 8
Tel: +353 857 067 357
Email: museum@jewishireland.org

 

The museum occupies the former Walworth Road Synagogue, which was located in two adjoining brick row houses in a one-time Jewish neighborhood and could seat 150 people. Many links and resources on the web site.

Video about the Museum and Its 2011/2012 Expansion Plans

 

Ballybough Jewish Cemetery, Dublin

Fairview Strand, Dublin

Founded in 1718 in what is today’s Fairview section of northeast Dublin; earliest legible gravestone from 1777 (Jacob Wills); last burial in 1908. To visit, contact the caretakers, Mr. & Mrs. C. O’Neill. Tel: +353 1 836 9756. The cemetery and its gate lodge, built in 1857, are both on the Dublin City Council’s list of protected structures. In summer 2017 the Dublin Jewish Board of Guardians handed them over to the Dublin City Council for care, management, maintenance.

Article about the history of the cemetery (unsourced PDF of typescript; posted on International Jewish cemetery project web site).

Read outr JHE news post about the cemetery tranfer to the Dublin City Council

 

CORK

Cork Jewish Cemetery

Located in Curraghkippane, on the outskirts ofthe city.

Founded by the Lithuanian immigrant Jewish community. First burial was in 1887. The cemetery include graves of Jews killed in the sinking off the coast of Kinsale of the British ocean liner Lusitania, hit by a German torpedo in 1915 during World War I.

Synagogue

The Synagogue, consecrated in 1905, was closed and deconsecrated Feb. 5-7, 2016 due to the dwindling number of Jews in the city. See our JHE story.

 

COUNTY LIMERICK

Kilmurray Cemetery, Newcastle, County Limerick

Founded around 1902; only six standing gravestones today; restored in the 1990s and well preserved. To visit, contact Limerick Civic Trust, +353 61 313 399.

August 2014 article about the Limerick Jewish cemetery by Tom Keating, Atlanta Jewish Times