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.


Photo Detectives is now open!
Free exhibition, open every day, celebrating the work and play of the lively online community who investigate our photos on Flickr.

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