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    DUBLIN'S FAIR CITY ATTRACTIONS

     

    Oscar Wilde's House Dublin

     

    Oscar Wilde's House is one of Dublin's Top Tourist Attractions. Unfortunately, it is not open to visitors, so just enjoy standing outside &visualizing the goings on in those Victorian times!

     

    Oscar Wilde was born at Number One Merrion Square Dublin 2 in 1855. Sir William Robert Wills Wilde, Oscars father, was an Aural & Ophthalmic Surgeon as well as a famous womaniser & eccentric.The Wilde family lived there from 1855 until 1878.

     

    The Oscar Wilde house is now home to the American College, who took over the building in 1994.

     

    Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854 –1900) was one of the most famous Irish writers and a notable aesthete. Oscar was an outstanding classicist, attending Trinity College, Dublin followed by Magdalen College, Oxford.

     

    The Ballad of Reading Gaol, The Picture of Dorian Grey (1891), Lady Windermere's Fan (1892), A Woman of No Importance (1893), An Ideal Husband (1895) and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) are just some of brilliant plays created by Oscar Wilde.


    The Oscar Wilde house is not open to visitors.


    Directions to the Oscar Wilde house. From Trinity College, walk down Nassau Street and Clare Street. The Oscar Wilde House is opposite the Montclare Hotel,
    facing Merrion Square.

     

     

     

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