Monthly Archives: January 2015

Yeats Country

If you’re re-visiting Dublin after many years, and a sign for a W.B. Yeats exhibition outside the National Library on Kildare St looks familiar, don’t be alarmed by déja-vu. It’s the exhibition that opened nine years ago and never left … Continue reading

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Capital gains

When a visitor reaches the top of Dame Street, the tourist attractions suggest an area of the city that once possessed great power and prestige. Dublin Castle, administrative centre of British rule in Ireland, stands near Christ Church, Ireland’s most … Continue reading


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