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Museum of Literature Ireland

The Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI) is a landmark cultural institution in the heart of Ireland’s capital city. Located on the south side of St. Stephen's Green in one of Dublin’s finest historic houses, Newman House, the museum celebrates Ireland’s world renowned literary culture from the past to the present, inspiring visitors of all ages to create, read and write.

The museum draws its core inspiration from the work of writer James Joyce and is named after his best known female character, Molly Bloom. The museum features immersive multimedia exhibitions, priceless literary artefacts from the Irish state collections, events and performances, creative workshops, cross-disciplinary artistic commissions, education programmes and a café set in one of the city’s most beautiful gardens.

Immerse yourself in the sounds of Irish storytelling across the centuries, trace the footsteps of James Joyce’s Dublin and encounter rare gems from the National Library of Ireland, including ‘copy number one’ of Ulysses. Changing exhibitions include an opening exhibition on literary activist and writer Kate O'Brien, a look at the connections between Irish literature and international cities, starting with Paris and a contemporary commissions gallery featuring a film work by Alan Gilsenan.

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