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Central Library

As Gaeilge

GPO and Spire, O'Connell StreetAddress: Ilac Centre, Henry Street, Dublin 1

Area: Central Area

Telephone: + 353 1 8734333 

Email: centrallibrary@dublincity.ie

Loc8 Code: NP6-30-9CJ

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: 10.00am - 8.00pm
Friday, Saturday: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday: Closed
Holiday Arrangements


Bus: all buses for city centre. Access the Dublin Bus timetable.
Dart: Tara Street Station and Connolly Station. Access the DART timetable.
LUAS: Jervis (Red Line). Access the Luas timetable.



The Central Library is in the Ilac Shopping Centre on Henry Street and also houses the Business Information Centre, the Open Learning Centre and the Music Library.

This location is wheelchair accessible, has a range of assistive technology and an induction loop system.Accessibility

This location is wheelchair accessible, and an induction loop system for use with hearing aids is available. Assistive technology for people with visual impairment, reading difficulties and for people whose first language is not English is also available.


Public toilet facilities are available near the library.

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