Please take the time whilst in Dublin, to look around Trinity College and the Book of Kells very interesting and is steeped in history.
The walking tour took us to this beautiful university. Founded in 1592 this college is the oldest and mother of uni in Ireland. This old and ancient college stood so magnificently elegant with greens everywhere., iits never tiring walking from one building/castle to another listening to its history and story, its just so quiet and peaceful, a relaxing environment for... More
I have researched the Book of Kells @ Tinity College extensively.Our trip to Dublin could not have been nicer....the city clean and the citizens very helpful and hospitable.To my surprise and dismay the tour at Tinity (especially The Book of Kells) was an overwhelming disappointment!!The employees opened a half hour late and seemed to care less!!....and it "showed" !!!!No guide,... More
it was really nice driving round this great place of learning. very department is very well presented and the whole place very interesting and really nice. a very befitting place for learning. I will go round it again even more slowly and carefully while i enjoy the edifice.
Trinity College is a beautiful example of what university must have been like hundreds of years ago. You step through the arch and you are in the middle of this wonderful collection of old buildings (and some new ones), lovely grounds...and the amazing library (and long Hall) that houses the Book of Kells. This is a must see on a... More
This old university is a beautiful place where many important people have studied. The building is amazing and during the week is a full place. In the weekend it's empty, but the library closes earlier. The library is an awesome and you have to buy ticket to visit.
I live in Dublin so am probably biased about my love of Trinity College. It is a lovely campus right in the heart of a bustling city but when you go through the main gates you are in another world . Wander around the old buildings, visit the old library and see the Book of Kells, sit on the grass... More
You step inside the main gate and are transported into a restful, peaceful place with great library etc. Do take one of guided tours to appreciate the stories that abound in this oasis of history.
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