Current and Future Exhibitions

The National Library welcomes visitors to our free exhibitions in Dublin, on Kildare Street; in Meeting House Square, Temple Bar; and at the Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre, Westmoreland Street.


A Modern Eye: Helen Hooker O’Malley’s Ireland – Meeting House Square, Temple Bar
Opening Friday 21 June

Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again – Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre, Westmoreland Street
This exhibition takes visitors on a multi-sensory journey from Seamus Heaney’s origins through his remarkable poetic career

World War Ireland: Exploring the Irish Experience – 2/3 Kildare Street
World War Ireland brings visitors into the lives of Irish people who experienced WWI 'over there', and on the home front

YEATS: The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats – 7/8 Kildare Street
Literature, folklore, personal life, politics, theatre, the occult – all of WB Yeats is here in our award-winning exhibition