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 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.

 

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 Long Room, Trinity College Library: The main chamber of the Old Library is the Long Room; at nearly 65 metres in length, it is filled with 200,000 of the Library’s oldest books and is one of the most impressive libraries in the world. It is located in Trinity College only a 6 minute walk from Brooks Hotel. You can view the route  by clicking HERE.

 

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

April 2021

 

Leonard and Hungry Paul

By Rónán Hession

 

 

Winner of One Dublin One Book 2021, Leonard and Hungry Paul is the story of two friends trying to find their place in the world. It is about those uncelebrated people who have the ability to change the world, not by effort or force, but through their appreciation of all that is special and overlooked in life.

 

Rónán Hession is an Irish writer based in Dublin. His debut novel Leonard and Hungry Paul was published by Bluemoose Books in the UK and by Melville House Books in the US.