|Kildare Street, Dublin 2. (Map
p49s51 - Q51)
Phone: 6030200 Fax: 6766690
Opening hours: Mon - Wed 10.00 - 21.00, Thurs/Fri 10.00 - 17.00, Sat 10.00 - 13.00.
Closed Sundays, Bank holidays, Good friday, 23 Dec - 2 Jan.
How to get there: next door to the National Museum of Ireland at Kildare Street.
Nearest DART station: Pearse Street.
Bus routes: 5, 6, 7, 8, 44, 47, 47B, 48A, 62 to Merrion Square / Merrion Row.
As the Irish Bibliographical Centre, the National Library holds 5 million items, includes a large reading room, a Genealogy Office and a permanent Heraldic exhibition.
Facilities: genealogical consultancy service; tours by appointment; exhibitions open to the public.