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Farmleigh House

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Known as the Irish State guest house, this imposing building is where visiting dignitaries reside. It was formerly one of the grand Dublin residences of the Guinness Family. Purchased by the government in 1999 the buildings and grounds were restored and opened to the public. Inside marvel at the grandeur of the ballroom, conservatory and private galleried library. Farmleigh Gallery is located in the estate’s former cow sheds and houses a small collection. Enjoy a walk in the 78 acres of ground over which the estate lies.

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Science Gallery

Science Gallery Dublin

The Science Gallery is located on Trinity College campus and is one of the leading Science Galleries in the world. It is a space where art and science collide and create fusion exhibitions based on scientific concepts, recent exhibits include ILLUSION and GROW YOUR OWN. The gallery does not have a permanent exhibition but rather temporary ones which address topical issues, because of the lack of a permanent exhibition there can be times when the gallery is empty. It is important to check before your trip whether or not there is an exhibition in place to avoid disappointment.

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National Library of Ireland

National Library of Ireland

Kildare Street presents a wealth of Irish culture with the National Library and National Museum mirroring each other. Inside the library discover the stained-glass windows depicting knowledgeable men throughout the ages, the floor mosaic and fine wooden carvings by an Italian artist. The Reading Room offers a splendid insight into the significance of the library’s collection. Imagine yourself as James Joyce who once roamed these rooms. There are frequent exhibitions based on the materials stored in the library. A Genealogy Advisory Service can help you trace your Irish ancestors too.

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Hugh Lane Gallery

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The Hugh Lane Gallery is located on the northern side of Parnell Square in a magnificent house built in 1763 for the Earl of Charlemont. The gallery displays Irish and European paintings including an outstanding collect of Impressionist (Degas, Monet, Manet and Renoir). It also houses the studio of Francis Bacon who was born at 63 Lower Baggot Street in Dublin in 1909.

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National Museum of Ireland

Collins Barracks

The National Museum of Ireland- Decorative Arts & History is housed in the former army barracks of Collins Barracks and is home to several fine collections relating to Irish History. There are many permanent and temporary exhibitions on display. Highlights include the Eileen Gray rooms and The Way We Wore, a collection of clothing from 1760 to 1960. The Dead Zoo at Large is also currently on display here. The Giant Deer and Spoticus the Giraffe are the focalpoints of the exhibition.

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City Hall

City Hall

See the ‘Story of Dublin’ in City Hall stretching back a millennium or explore the work of many of the great artists in the Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane. Enjoy the open spaces and architecture of Smithfield Plaza and the James Joyce and Samuel Beckett bridges. Visit places such as the Chester Beatty Library, the National Library, the Dublin Writer’s Museum and Trinity College Old Library to experience the magic of Dublin’s literary heritage.

‘When I die, Dublin will be written in my heart’, James Joyce.

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