Self-Service Copying

The National Library’s self-service photocopying facility is available to readers in the Copying Service Room (adjacent to the Main Reading Room).

Printouts from Microfilm
Readers may make copies of newspapers and manuscripts on microfilm using the self-service reader/printers in the Microfilm Reading Room. Readers may also make copies of Catholic Parish Registers in the Genealogy Services Room.

Digital Photography
Readers are permitted to photograph material from Library Collections in the Copying Services room, the Manuscripts Reading Room and the Prints and Drawings Reading Room.

Online Services
Users may print copies from any of the online sources available on the PCs in the Genealogy Room.

Readers should consult the following Self-Service Copying: Reader's Guide for information on the kinds of material that can be copied, handling guidelines and copyright information:

Price List


PhotocopyingA4 €0.20 per page
A3 €0.40 per page
Print out from microfilm€0.50 per page (newspapers and manuscripts, A3 only)
€0.10 per page (Parish Registers)
PhotographyNo charge
Online services€0.10 per page

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