Dublin Revealed: A Closer Look at Ireland’s Capital

 

Positioned at the mouth of the famed River Liffey, Dublin is one of the world’s great capitals. A walk through its streets is as satisfying for intellectuals and art lovers as thrill seekers and pint drinkers. This curated collection of videos, podcasts and award-winning films celebrates the unique charm of the Irish city, inviting you to experience it like never before.

Center of art, culture and literature

St Patrick’s Cathedral | The History of the Building

Part of the Cathedral’s “Tales from our Timeline” series, this video offers an excellent introduction to its construction history.

James Joyce’s Ulysses

In this BBC podcast, Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the epic novel. Composed while living as an expat in Trieste and Paris, Dublin-born Joyce’s masterpiece is a sprawling and startlingly original work charting a single day in the life of the Dubliner Leopold Bloom.

St Stephen’s Green

Architect Stephen Wall offers a tour of the city’s most famous Victorian-era square, the gift of the Guinness family.

The astonishing Book of Kells

Art historians Lauren Kilroy and Steven Zucker discuss the Book of Kells (800 CE), an illuminated collection of four Gospels of the New Testament, a national treasure, on display at Dublin’s Trinity College Library.

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Conan O’Brien Visits The Dublin Guinness Brewery

As you might expect, comedian Conan O’Brien wants to skip the technical blah-blah-blah and get right to the free beer.

Niall Horan Teaches You Irish Slang

The singer-songwriter introduces some of his country’s slang. Highlights include bajanxed (broken down) and boyo (friend).

Films that bring Dublin to life

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