Royal Irish Academy


in Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

Ireland's preeminent society of letters has an 18th-century library that is home to several important documents, including a collection of ancient manuscripts such as the Book of Dun Cow, the Cathach of St Columba and the entire collection of 19th-century poet Thomas Moore (1779–1852). To gain access you'll have to register online as a reader and have valid photo ID.