Situated in the heart of Dublin City Centre, the Chester Beatty Library opens a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world. It is renowned as one of the best museums in Europe.
0.2km from O'Connell Bridge
19 Dawson Street
Found on Dawson Street in Dublin City, the Royal Irish Academy promotes scholarship and learning in science and the humanities. It is home to one of Ireland's research libraries with a range of activities and collections.
0.7km from O'Connell Bridge
2 Kildare Street
The National Library of Ireland situated in Dublin City is home to more than 8 million items. It hosts an award-winning exhibition about W.B. Yeats as well as children’s exhibitions. Free guided tours are offered.
0.9km from O'Connell Bridge
18 Parnell Square
The Irish literary tradition is one of the most illustrious in the world, famous for four Nobel Prize winners and for any other writers of international renown. The Writers Museum was opened to house a history and celebration of literary Dublin.
1.2km from O'Connell Bridge
St Patrick's Close, Dublin City
St Patrick’s Cathedral is one of Dublin’s most popular attractions. Built between 1220 and 1260 the Cathedral is one of the few buildings left from the medieval city of Dublin. Jonathan Swift who is one of around 700 burials on site of St Patrick's.
0.6km from O'Connell Bridge
Trinity College Dublin, College Street
Dating back to 1592, Trinity College Library is not only historic but is also the largest library in Ireland. Set on the college campus in Dublin city centre, the library is home to 5 million printed volumes as well as the Book of Kells.
1km from O'Connell Bridge
19 Fishamble Street, Temple Bar
Set in Dublin's Temple Bar, the Contemporary Music Centre is Ireland's national archive and resource centre for new music. It includes a library and sound archive, as well as online reference services.
0.1km from O'Connell Bridge
138-144 Pearse Street
Located on Pearse Street in Dublin, the Dublin City Archives houses records of the city's civic government dating from 1171 to the late 20th century. A reading room is available for consulting materials.
1.5km from O'Connell Bridge
1 Lincoln Place
Sweny's Pharmacy is a Joycean landmark and the place at which fictional character Leopold Bloom bought his lemon soap. It is located close to Trinity College and Dublin City Centre.
1.1km from O'Connell Bridge
St Patrick's Close
Established in 1707 Marsh's Library is the oldest public library in Ireland Located in Dublin City, the library was built by Archbishop Narcissus Marsh and contains 25,000 books as well as 300 manuscripts.
138 to 144 Pearse Street
Dating back to 1909, Pearse Street Library houses the Dublin Collection, which comprises Dublin and daily newspapers and periodicals dating from the 18th century. This Dublin City library is intended for students, researchers and the public.
Trinity College Library, Trinity College
The Book of Kells was written around the year 800 AD and is one of the most beautifully illuminated manuscripts in the world. It is kept at Trinity College in Dublin city centre.
0.8km from O'Connell Bridge
The National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
The National Library of Ireland has the largest collection of W.B. Yeats manuscripts in the world, donated by the Yeats family. Located in Dublin, the library is home to the Yeats Collection, which comprises more than 2,000 items.
35 North Great George's Street
The James Joyce Centre is housed in an 18th-century Georgian townhouse in Dublin City. It aims to foster an appreciation of Joyce through exhibitions, education, outreach and activities.
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