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The ultra-modern Beckett house gets its name from one of the last Modernist Irish writers Samuel Beckett.
Mornington Village and Mornington Beach are steeped in history, each with its own tales of folklore as well as historical events. The legend that has filtered down through generations of the Maiden Tower and the Lady’s Finger is a classic story of romance and tragedy, as all good folk tales are.
The inspiration behind the Maydenhayes houses – James Joyce. Born in Rathgar, Dublin,he was author of Dubliners, Ulysses, and Finnegans Wake. Bloomsday on the 16th of June is celebrated throughout Ireland in his honour.