Note: From Monday 16th July the music collections (prefixes JM, AM and MU) will be available for consultation in the Manuscript Reading Room. Readers may order up to 3 items at each delivery time, in person in the Manuscript Reading Room, by telephone to: +353 1 6030 386, or by completing the online order form on the Library’s website
Access to the music collections is open to all holders of a Reader's Ticket (see Readers' Tickets).
Access to the manuscript music collections is through the Reading Room of the Department of Manuscripts which is situated on the second floor of 2-3 Kildare Street (see Opening Hours).
Queries relating to manuscript music may be made to the Duty Archivist by email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone +353 1 6030200 or fax +353 1 6766690.
The National Library is a member of the Music PAL scheme which is designed to facilitate greater access to music resources available across a broad range of libraries and archives throughout Ireland. Those who wish to access these music collections can apply for a Music PAL Access Card .
Those who wish to consult the National Library’s music collections (including holders of a Music PAL Access Card) must also hold a current reader's ticket for the National Library.
To apply for a Music PAL Access Card please contact the Library’s Music PAL Co-ordinator, Honora Faul, by email email@example.com
More information on Music PAL is available here.