The Crumlin Gaol: Taking a Break from Freedom

Karla Ramos takes you through the Crum, Ireland’s last remaining Victorian-era prison.

It is very important. The Crum,” as many locals call it, is the only remaining Victorian-era prison in Ireland. Today, it is an outstanding tourist attraction. It has been considered as among Belfast’s most important buildings, too. It stands next to the Courthouse, and both buildings had been designed by the renowned architect Sir Charles Lanyon.