Language schools in Dublin, Ireland
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Language schools in Dublin
English courses in Dublin
Dublin is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Ireland, located near the midpoint of Ireland's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey in the County Dublin. The name Dublin derives from the Irish Dubh Linn ("the Black Pool"); the modern Irish-language name Baile Átha Cliath ("The City of the Ford of the Reed Hurdles") refers to the settlement which adjoined the Black Pool. The earliest reference to Dublin is in the writings of Ptolemy around the year A.D. 140, who calls it Eblana.
Dublin is a major cultural centre in Ireland. Temple Bar is an important place for night life and often people from the UK and beyond visit for the weekend. Dublin is the origin of some prominent artists, the Dubliners is an anthology of short stories by James Joyce about Dubliners. Ulysses also by James Joyce, a novel set in Dublin, and it is full of topographical detail and is both aclaimed and controversial. The National Print Museum of Ireland and three centers of the National Museum of Ireland are located in Dublin´.