Posts Tagged ‘ Dublin Writers Museum ’

Commemorating the written word

May 16th, 2017 | By

Considering that we have one of the foremost literary gatherings in the world and a heritage of writers going back 1,500 years (it seems an omission that no writers museum exists comparable to that opening in Chicago today.

A Day in…Dublin: Part 2 – What To Do

Dec 11th, 2010 | By

So you’ve got there, seen the shops, found somewhere to eat, what do you do now? Start at an old church. St Andrews in Suffolk Street because this is where the main tourist office can be found (There is a small one in O’Connell Street opposite Dr Quirkey’s.). Not only has it an avalanche of information about attractions, accommodation and tours throughout Ireland but upstairs is a quiet café where you can catch a cup of tea whilst you go through the brochures and decide where to go. As ever it depends on your interests but one thing I would spend money on every time is to see the luxurious illuminations in the ninth century Book of Kells which , next year, will have been in Trinity College for 350 years