Photo Museum Ireland

Temple Bar

Formerly known as the Gallery of Photography, this small gallery devoted to the photograph is set in an airy, three-level space overlooking Meeting House Sq. It features a constantly changing menu of local and international work, as well as photography classes. The downstairs shop is well stocked with all manner of photographic tomes and manuals.

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