Dublin City Library and Archive
The Archive Reading Room is open by appointment only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4:30pm, including through lunchtime.
Find out more about the collections available at the Reading Room.
Please email [email protected] or [email protected] to request material and to make an appointment.
- You can request up to five items per consultation session.
- You must receive an appointment confirmation before arriving.
- You will need a DCLA Research card to access the collections. If you do not have one, please bring photo ID with you to apply for a Research card when you arrive.
Open study spaces are also available in a section of the reading room from Monday to Thursday, 10am to 8pm and Friday to Saturday 10am - 5pm. You do not need a library or research card to access this space.
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Holiday Arrangements (incl. Bank Holidays).
Buses: 1, 47, 56a, 77a. Access the Dublin Bus timetable.
- Local Studies Material
- Accessible Toilets
- Conference Room
- Print/Scan/Copy (Surfbox)
- Reading Room
- Reference Books
- Study Spaces
- Special Collections
This location is wheelchair accessible, and an induction loop system for use with hearing aids is available. Toilet facilities are provided.
Assistive technology is available in the Reading Room to allow full access to the collections.
139-144 Pearse Street