Royal Irish Academy

Reading room, The Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

The collection of c.2,000 manuscripts includes the largest corpus of Irish language manuscripts in a single repository, the oldest surviving Irish manuscript, the Cathach, or Psalter of St Columba, and other important early texts. The manuscript collections encompass a wide range of fields including genealogy, history, literature, hagiography, early Irish law, natural history, journals and diaries, society minute books, etc. Over 60 early Irish manuscripts have been digitized and are accessible on www.isos.dias.ie. The library organises regular exhibitions, public lectures and library visits.

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Reading room, The Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2
Courtesy of the Royal Irish Academy

Reading room, The Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

The collection of c.2,000 manuscripts includes the largest corpus of Irish language manuscripts in a single repository, the oldest surviving Irish manuscript, the Cathach, or Psalter of St Columba, and other important early texts. The manuscript collections encompass a wide range of fields including genealogy, history, literature, hagiography, early Irish law, natural history, journals and diaries, society minute books, etc. Over 60 early Irish manuscripts have been digitized and are accessible on www.isos.dias.ie. The library organises regular exhibitions, public lectures and library visits.

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The Royal Irish Academy library, with its unique manuscript, pamphlet and early printed book collections, is at the heart of this two hundred years old institution and is a major research library for scholars and the general public. The collection of c.2,000 manuscripts includes the largest corpus of Irish language manuscripts in a single repository, the oldest surviving Irish manuscript, the Cathach, or Psalter of St Columba, and other important early texts.   The manuscript collections encompass a wide range of fields including genealogy, history, literature, hagiography, early Irish law, natural history, journals and diaries, society minute books, etc.   Over 60 early Irish manuscripts have been digitized and are accessible on www.isos.dias.ie.   The library organises regular exhibitions, public lectures and library visits.

Website: http://www.ria.ie/library.aspx

Address:
Royal Irish Academy
19, Dawson Street
Dublin 2.

Contact: Siobhán Fitzpatrick (Librarian) or Petra Schnabel (Deputy Librarian)

Phone: +353 1 676 2570 (or +353 1 676 4222)

email: library@ria.ie

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Opening Hours

 

Monday:  10:00-17:30

Tuesday:  10:00-17:30

Wednesday:  10:00-17:30

Thursday:  10:00-17:30

Friday:  10:00-17:00

Saturday:  Closed

Sunday:  Closed (Closed on public holidays also)

 


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