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National Library of Ireland


National Library of Ireland

Kildare Street, Dublin

The National Library of Ireland is home to a large collection of Irish documents. There are property records, newspapers, directories and the Catholic Parish Registers, along with Irish census records, dating back to 1901. There are three reading rooms and a Genealogy Advisory Service to assist family history researchers. It is free to enter the library and explore its rotating exhibits.

Hours: Monday through Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 7:45 p.m., Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.