Current Exhibitions

The National Library welcomes visitors to enjoy one of our free exhibitions on Kildare Street and in the National Photographic Archive in Temple Bar.


The Hot Press Covers Exhibition
Celebrating forty years of Hot Press magazine, and the emerging musicians and established stars who have featured on the covers of Hot Press since 1977.

World War Ireland: Exploring the Irish Experience
... through our collections of letters, diaries, recruiting posters, newspaper reports, cartoons, and leaflets dating from 1914-1918.

YEATS: The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats
An exhibition that celebrates one of the great poets of the twentieth century and the unique collections of the National Library of Ireland