James Joyce House of the Dead
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James Joyce House of the Dead information
The young Joyce spent Christmases with his aunts in this house, which he later used as the setting for 'The Dead', the last story in Dubliners (made into a 1997 film by John Huston). The partially restored house is only open by appointment; there's also the opportunity to book a meal like that enjoyed in the story.