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A REMOTE MONASTERY IN THE CELTIC SEA, A FORTRESS BUILT TO DEFEND AN EMPIRE, AN ISLAND PRISON THAT HELD A NATION, CENTURIES OF IRISH SOCIAL LIFE...  

DISCOVER 1300 YEARS OF IRISH HISTORY AT SPIKE ISLAND CORK, THE ISLAND WHERE IRELAND REMEMBERS. 

Formerly the worlds largest prison, today you can explore seveal musuems, exhbitions, scenic island walks, child friendly areas and a cafe and gift shop.  Visit includes ferry, guided tour and free map and app.

download the 2020 visitors brochure