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A Yeats Home

SDbB Yeats's house-min 82, Merrion Square, Dublin 2, a Yeats home. Yeats was a Dubliner. Though he had his tower in County Galway and associations with the big houses of Coole Park and Lissadel, William Butler Yeats was born in Sandymount. ‘Writer, dramatist, founder of the Abbey…

Where Dracula was born

SDbB Marsh's Library Wide-min This is the entrance to Marsh’s Library, close to St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and opened in 1701, the first public library in Dublin.It’s the place where Dracula was born. The Library is on the See Dublin by Bike tour route. Here the Dublin born writer, Bram…

‘O Commemorate me…’

SDbB optimised image 1 A group of literature students from the U.S. taking the See Dublin by Bike literary tour, at the Kavanagh memorial on the Grand Canal Bank. ‘Oh commemorate me where there is water’ (Patrick Kavanagh). One of the most tranquil places we can stop on…