Dublin, University of
Dublin, University of,at Dublin, Ireland; founded 1591 by Queen Elizabeth I of England; also called Trinity College, Dublin. It has faculties of arts (humanities); arts (letters); business, economics, and social studies; engineering and systems sciences; health sciences; science; and graduate studies. The university library (Trinity College LibraryTrinity College Library,
in Dublin, the library of the Univ. of Dublin and the largest library in Ireland, est. 1592. Its Old Library building (1712–32) by Thomas Burgh includes the Long Room, housing about 200,000 of the collection's oldest books.
..... Click the link for more information. ) houses a large collection of ancient and medieval manuscripts, including the Celtic Book of Kells (8th cent. A.D.).