Previous Exhibitions

The National Library has a long tradition of mounting high quality exhibitions of material from its collections. Follow the links below to find out about exhibitions which have been displayed in the National Library and the National Photographic Archive in recent years.


D. James Galbraith's Ireland, 1970-1997
National Photographic Archive 7 March 2009 - 2 June 2009

A Bird's Eye View of Ireland
National Photographic Archive: 5 November 2008 - February 2009

Planes, trains and automobiles
National Photographic Archive: 26 June 2008 - 25 October 2008

James Bourchier - a life dedicated to Bulgaria (Loan exhibition)
Main Building, Kildare Street: 22 September 2008 - 10 October 2008

Beyond the Pale
National Photographic Archive: 27 February 2008 - 31 May 2008

In Search of Ireland, 1913
National Photographic Archive: 14 November 2007 - 11 February 2008

Eyewitness: Colman Doyle
National Photographic Archive: 19 July - 5 November 2007

Lines from Life
Main Building, Kildare St, 1 May – 31 May 2007

Gallant Sons: Irishmen and the Great War
Main Building, Kildare Street: 5 April - 30 April 2007.

Island Life: the islands of Ireland
National Photographic Archive: 28 March – 11 June 2007