The Ballsbridge Towers Hotel

Lansdowne and Shelbourne , Dublin, County Dublin, 4, Ireland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Dublin

Luck of the Irish

A travel blog entry by jlafrenz

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... The college houses the Book of Kells, the oldest surviving version of the 4 Gospels in the New Testament. I unfortunately could not take any pictures in this part of the exhibit, but the hand painted images and calligraphy were incredibly detailed. Each of the gospels is in a separate book and they rotate which is shown to preserve the vellum (calf skin) and the inscriptions. One ornate page and one text page is displayed of ...

Some Nerdy Notes for my Juigi

A travel blog entry by tesslangan

... where parasites had attacked the calves- Recently, Trinity used ultra-violet rays or some such thing to run a pigment analysis of the manuscript. The black lettering was made from crushed wasp nests, the white from chalk- The woman giving this lecture was really quite excited about, why gosh, everything (including pictures of rats eating the holy eucharist and monks sucking their toes!) . She said and I ...

Ireland

A travel blog entry by ianandwendy2013

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... was the final of the America's Cup - you know - when it was 8 - 1...

Carrigtoohill doesn't appear on any tourist brochures. It's a small nondescript village and the local bar ...

Dubl Inn

A travel blog entry by mikeraph

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62

... the one thing I had been looking forward to most, and it was a bit disappointing to be honest. It was different than I expected. I thought we'd get to see the guinness actually being made, with a guide explaining the process along the way. Instead, its more of an interactive exhibit with lots of bells and whistles. They explain a little about the brewing process, but they dedicate more of the space to harping on about how delicious and unique ...

Dub step

A travel blog entry by europels

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... was here just for the weekend, but on a work visa in London, UK. We walked up and rode the bus on the other tour route we hadn't explored yet which passed by the water front and more Georgian style homes. We did a bit of souvenir shopping today, along with some Window shopping. After gathering some lunch at a cafe, we traveled to a park named Stephens green, which has ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Drumcondra South area of Dublin, is near Croke Park, Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) Museum, Howth Head, and Casino Marino.
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