Trinity College Library, Book of Kells & Dublin National Art Gallery

“Trinity college Dublin is The oldest University in Ireland, founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I and is famous for its graduates such as Swift, Goldsmith, Wilde and Beckett.”
It was a thrill to be in the Long Room which houses 200,000 of the library’s oldest books in oak bookcases, with tall sliding metal staircases and spiral staircases reaching up to the books. It felt like a book cathedral, vast and holy.

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