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LITERARY ATTRACTIONS IN DUBLIN

Dublin is renowned for its links to the literary world. Authors such as Bram Stoker, Samuel Beckett, James Joyce and Roddy Doyle all originate from here. Brooks Hotel is dedicated to promoting the arts and is close to many of Dublin's most notable literary attractions. 

  

Literary Attractions in Dublin

Chester Beatty Library
 
 The Chester Beatty Library

The Chester Beatty Library is located just a 7 minute walk from Brooks Hotel. You can view the route by clicking HERE. It is free to visit and features Manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books and decorative arts.

Dublin Writers Museum  The Dublin Writers Museum

The Dublin Writers Museum is located about a 20 minute walk from Brooks Hotel. You can view the route by clicking HERE. This museum is a celebration of literature in Dublin. The museum hosts exhibitions, readings and has a children's literature room. 

Book of Kells  The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells is located in Trinity College, just a 6 minute walk from Brooks Hotel. You can view the route  by clicking HERE. The book of Kells is an ancient manuscript created by monks in the around the year 800. The book takes its name from the Abbey of Kells. 

 
 
Brooks' Book of the Month

June 2019

Walking

One Step at a Time

By

Erling kagge

 

 

Summary:

'After having put my shoes on and let my thoughts wander, I am sure of one thing - to put one foot in front of the other is one of the most important things we do.'

 

From the bestselling author of Silence comes an illuminating examination of the joy of walking.

 

From those perilous first steps as a toddler, to great expeditions, from walking to work to trekking to the North Pole, Erling Kagge explains that he who walks goes further and lives better.

 

Walking is a book about the love of exploration, the delight of discovery and the equilibrium that can be found in this most simple of activities.