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Libraries in Ireland

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The Linen Hall Library

17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 5GB, Northern Ireland
This is Belfasts oldest Library, and has been lending books to the citizens of Belfast since 1788. The Linen Hall Library is one of the oldest surviving subscription libraries in the United Kingdom. It specialises in Irish Politics and culture and is...
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Alliance Francaise

Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 TP94
This is a French cultural centre connected to the French embassy.
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National Photographic Archive

Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 X406
Opened in October 1998 and houses the National Library of Ireland's photographic collection, which comprises approximately 300,000 photographs. While most of the collections are historical there are some contemporary collections. Subject matter ra...
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Goethe Institut

37 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 FH21
This is a German cultural centre with Libraries.
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GPA Bolton Library

Cashel , Co. Tipperary, Ireland, E25 FY86
The library houses an impressive collection of antiquarian books and rare manuscripts dating from the 12th Century. Admission Charge, open seasonal and by appointment.
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Central Catholic Library

74 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 HH99
This Libraries describes itself.
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National Library of Ireland

National Library of IrelandKildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 P638
This library contains a vast selection of books, manuscripts, records and maps.
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Belfast Public Library

Royal Avenue, Belfast, BT1, County Antrim
Red sandstone from Scotland gives this imposing classical building (1890) a distinctive look in Belfast's most architecturally important thoroughfare. It's a welcoming facility, well-used by borrowers and browsers, with lots to see inside. Don't miss...
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Achill Public Library

The Library, Achill Sound, County Mayo, Ireland, F28 XE77
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Royal Irish Academy

19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 HH58
This is a library for people researching for books etc. It contains many books, manuscripts and documents.
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Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

68 Balmoral Avenue, Belfast, County Antrim, BT9 6NY
The Public Record Office of Ireland(Northern), is the main source of manuscript information for genealogical research. Visitors are welcome to do their own research here. Information sheets available on various aspects of research include how to trac...
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Cork City Library

Central Library, 57-61 Grand Parade, Cork, Co. Cork, T12 NT99
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Ordnance Survey of Ireland

Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland, D08 F6E4
This office is located in the north-east side of the park. Here you can buy maps, aerial & satellite photographs, and surveys of the country. Opening Hours: Business hours. Admission: Free.
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Irish Traditional Music Archive

73 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 WK75
A multi-media reference archive and resource centre for the traditional song, music and dance of Ireland.
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Pearse Street Library, Dublin

138 - 144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, D02 HE37
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Dún Laoghaire Library

Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, Ireland, A96 H283
This is the areas main public Libraries, which houses many books for people with different interests.
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Chester Beatty Library

Chester Beatty LibraryDublin Castle, Dame St, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 AD92
A vast collection of manuscripts, rare books, miniature paintings, and objects from Western, Middle Eastern, and Far Eastern Cultures.
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Castlecomer Library

Kilkenny Street, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny
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Central Library of Dublin

Ilac Centre, Dublin 1, Co. Dublin
Dublin City's main Public Library
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National Archives Dublin

Bishop Street, Dublin 8, Ireland, D08 DF85
The archives of the following Government Departments and state agencies are held at Bishop Street, and are available for inspection there. The National Archives was established in 1998. It is an amalgamation of the Public Record Office of Ireland...
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