At the Museum of Literature, Ireland’s living literary heritage is preserved by design

The building is both a celebration of Joycean writings and a triadic ode to period architecture

The Museum of Literature, Ireland, (MoLI), an homage to Ulysses’ Molly Bloom and a landmark cultural institution composed of three listed buildings on St Stephen’s Green. Picture: STW

National Heritage Week, which takes place during the second week of August, celebrates Ireland’s cultural, built and natural heritage. It is organised and promoted nationally by the Heritage Council and the main aim of the programme is to promote awareness of our heritage, thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation.

This year’s theme was ‘Living Heritage’, designed to prompt people to consider how we can conserve our living heritage – including the practices, pastimes and skills ...