I'm heading to Dublin in a weeks time, and the only thing I know I would love to visit is the Trinity College Library. Trinity College is Ireland's oldest university, founded in 1592 under Elizabth 1. The library was built between 1712 and 1732. It is Ireland's largest research library and is a legal deposit library (which means that they are entitled to a copy of every book published in Great Britain). At the moment it has 5 million books, in addition to manuscripts, serials, maps and printed music. In Trinity Collee Library you can find the Book of Kells, the Book of Durrow, Book of Howth and Brian Boru harp (one of the three surviving medieval Gaelic harps!). So, four good reasons to visit this library!

Other sites I've thought of visiting: The National Museum of Archeology and History, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin Castle, National Botanic Gardens and lots of other smaller sites.

Have you been to Dublin? Anything you would recommend me to see?

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