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Delayed opening for Genealogy Service on Friday, 17th June.

The Genealogy Advisory Service will open at 1pm on Friday, 17th June.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

NLI launches five-year strategy (2022-2026) (10/5/2022)
The National Library is delighted to launch our new five-year strategy (2022- 2026

NLI wins Public Sector Magazine award (26/1/2022)
Public Sector Magazine award in Library Services Category for 2021

'Revealing Histories' initiative announced (16/1/2022)
Explore thousands of digitised items in the National Library's catalogue

RTÉ exhibition 'Ireland on the Box' now open at the NPA (29/12/2021)
Enjoy photographs showing 60 years of Irish television

NLI Director to take up new role with UCD Library (20/12/2021)
Dr Sandra Collins appointed University Librarian at UCD.

Christmas opening hours (17/12/2021)
Please take note of our Christmas opening hours

POETRY ALOUD 2021...Open for virtual entries (4/11/2021)
Poetry Aloud 2021 - poetry speaking competition for schools - virtual first round open for entries!

Reading Rooms Survey - we want to hear from you (1/11/2021)
Please complete our short survey on our Reading Room services. Your views will help us plan for 2022.

Yeats Exhibition re-open to the public (26/10/2021)
Yeats: The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats re-open to the public on a self-guided basis

National Library of Ireland welcomes funding increase in Budget 2022 (13/10/2021)
National Library of Ireland welcomes funding increase in Budget 2022 announced by the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.

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