Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin is the oldest university in Ireland and one of the oldest in Europe. Established in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth 1 it is a central part, both physically and philosophically, in the story of Dublin for over 400 years. It is also a unique institution as apart from its role as a leading teaching and research establishment, it is home to the world renowned Book of Kells and Old Library building. Details on these magnificent treasurers along with the history of the college, its famous alumni, its buildings and grounds and current student life are outlined within this booklet. Fascinating images, many unseen before, help to chronicle the architecture and art works which can be enjoyed by visitors, staff and students in this oasis of learning in the heart of the capital city.