Shaw Birthplace

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Dublin , Ireland
adult/child/student €6/4/5
Opening hours
10am-1pm & 2-5pm Mon-Sat year-round, plus 11am-1pm & 2-5pm Sun May-Sep
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Close to the Grand Canal, the birthplace of playwright George Bernard Shaw is now a restored Victorian home that is interesting even to nonliterary buffs because it provides an insight into the domestic life of the 19th century's middle classes. Shaw's mother held musical evenings in the drawing room, and it is likely that her son's store of fabulous characters was inspired by those who attended.