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

  

The Cheaster 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

MoLI – a museum of literature for the world’s greatest storytellers: MoLI is located in the historic UCD Newman House on St Stephen’s Green, only a 10-minute walk away from Brooks Hotel. Once there experience immersive exhibitions, view treasures from the National Library of Ireland, or relax amid the birdsong in their tranquil gardens and café.

 

 

Brooks’ Book of the Month

January 2022

 

A hug for you

By David King

Illustrated by Rhiannon Archard

 

Nothing warms us up quite like a hug, but what can we do when we can’t be together?

 

This is the story of a new hug’s adventure and the boy who shared it with the world.

 

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During the global pandemic of 2020, Adam King created his Virtual Hug, which captured the world’s imagination and brought people together at a difficult time.

 

 

This is the story of Adam’ Hug.