Days Out

The Book of Kells and the old Library

If you’re looking for some culture and history when in Dublin take a trip to see the Book of Kells. The Book of Kells is an ancient book comprising of the four gospels of the New Testament. It was hand written by monks and is beautifully decorated. It is believed to date from around 800AD.

The Book of Kells is housed in Trinity College in the centre of Dublin. Take a stroll through the lovely grounds of the university and then have a look at the ancient book before heading into the old library and walking through the Long Room, filled with 200,000 of the library’s oldest books.

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