James Joyce Tower and Museum
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10am-6pm; 4pm in winter


Martello Tower is located at the tip of Sandycove. Today, it houses a museum dedicated to the famous writer James Joyce. On display are manuscripts, letters and some of his personal belongings. The first chapter of Ulysses takes place here.


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