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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 Library) houses a large collection of ancient and medieval manuscripts, including the Celtic Book of Kells (8th cent. A.D.).

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