Image of a Qur'an case with people gathered around it at the Chester Beatty

In Focus Tour

Calligraphy and the Holy Month of Ramadan

Learn about the history of Islam and the Quran during the Holy month of Ramadan. We will be introduced to the calligraphy and illumination of some of Chester Beatty’s extensive and exquisite Quranic collection.
This in focus tour will meet in the atrium and is free no booking required, but places are limited.

Tasneem Filaih – Guide
Tasneem is a University College Dublin graduate, completing a Masters degree in Modern Irish History. She currently works as the School Manager for the department of Classics in University College Dublin. She is also a writer who is currently working on a poetry collection entitled the Iraqi Series.

Open today 9:45am - 8:00pm

Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

Admission is Free
No booking required
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92