In a country with a rich literary history, it’s no surprise that travelers journey to Dublin to find those inspiring places made infamous by the writings of Joyce, Wilde, Beckett and Doyle.
From historic buildings to the pubs of Temple Bar, the capital of the Emerald Isle offers an endless array of must-see places to find the lasting mark of Irish writers past and present. Discover and learn about Irish literature’s best-known scribes (and a healthy dose of Irish history) through these well-known neighborhoods and places.
1. Dalkey; 2. Abbey Theatre; 3. James Joyce Centre; 4. Saint Patrick’s Cathedral; 5. Merrion Square; 6. Kilbarrack; 7. Trinity College; 8. National Library of Ireland
Waheeda Harris may live in Toronto, but her heart remains in her home province of British Columbia. A freelance journalist since Y2K, she writes about art, décor, design and travel.