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Spooky Dublin

Spooky Dublin 1. Marsh’s Library This 18th-century building is home to the ghost of its founder Archbishop Narcissus Marsh. His ghostly apparition is said to search the library for a letter hidden there by his niece. His niece Grace eloped at the age of nineteen with a sea captain, leaving the... 

The Sunken Gardens, Royal Hospital Kilmainham

  The Sunken Gardens, Royal Hospital Kilmainham – In this article, our resident photographer, Stephen Davis captures the beauty of the formal gardens of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, locally known as “The Sunken Gardens” formally as the “The Master Gardens”.  An... 

IMMA is Presenting ‘A Fair Land’ This August

IMMA is presenting ‘A Fair Land’ this August. The visual and working installation in the IMMA’s courtyard is a new project that will be running from the 12th to the 28th of August 2016. A model village has been built in the courtyard of the old Royal Hospital of Kilmainham, now the Irish Museum... 

The History of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham

The History of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham The Royal Hospital Kilmainham was based on a design of the 17th century Les Invalides building in Paris.  James Butler of Kilkenny Castle founded the Hospital. James Butler was the Duke of Ormonde and Viceroy to King Charles the Second.  The foundation... 
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