• Find us

    Marsh’s Library is located just beside St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin.

    Marsh’s Library is located just beside St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin.


  • Donations

    Marsh’s Library is a registered charity and is grateful for donations to help fund particular projects.

    Marsh’s Library is a registered charity and is grateful for donations to help fund particular projects.


  • History

    Marsh’s Library was founded in the early eighteenth century by Archbishop Narcissus Marsh (1638-1713).

    Marsh’s Library was founded in the early eighteenth century by Archbishop Narcissus Marsh (1638-1713).


News from the Reading Room
  • Catalogue for Sale – James Joyce and the Franciscans

    James Joyce read in Marsh’s Library in October 1902, and the Library appears in Ulysses, Finnegans Wake and Joyce’s unfinished semi-autobiographical novel Stephen Hero. Our current exhibition – ‘James Joyce, Apocalypse and Exile‘ –...

    James Joyce read in Marsh’s Library in October 1902, and the Library appears in Ulysses, Finnegans Wake and Joyce’s unfinished semi-autobiographical novel Stephen Hero. Our current exhibition – ‘James Joyce, Apocalypse and Exile‘ –…


  • Rare Books Intern

    Marsh’s Library is looking for an intern to work in our Rare Books Reading Room.

    Marsh’s Library is looking for an intern to work in our Rare Books Reading Room.


  • Exhibition Posters for Sale

    Our posters are now on sale for our new exhibition, ‘James Joyce: Apocalypse & Exile’.

    Our posters are now on sale for our new exhibition, ‘James Joyce: Apocalypse & Exile’.


  • Translating James Joyce into Italian

    Dr Enrico Terrinoni is one of the leading translators of Irish literature into Italian. He is a Visiting Research Fellow at Marsh’s Library in November 2014 as part of his...

    Dr Enrico Terrinoni is one of the leading translators of Irish literature into Italian. He is a Visiting Research Fellow at Marsh’s Library in November 2014 as part of his…


  • #BiteMeDublin: The Judge’s House

    The staff and volunteers really got into the SPIRIT of the festival….

    The staff and volunteers really got into the SPIRIT of the festival….


  • New Exhibition – ‘James Joyce, Apocalypse & Exile’

    James Joyce read in Marsh’s Library in October 1902, and the Library appears in Ulysses, Finnegans Wake and Joyce’s unfinished semi-autobiographical novel Stephen Hero. Our current exhibition – ‘James Joyce,...

    James Joyce read in Marsh’s Library in October 1902, and the Library appears in Ulysses, Finnegans Wake and Joyce’s unfinished semi-autobiographical novel Stephen Hero. Our current exhibition – ‘James Joyce,…