The Library is open to visitors: see further information here.
Come to see our new exhibition, and experience our unchanged eighteenth-century building with its hidden garden. We look forward to welcoming you to the Library!

Covid safety in Dublin


We are happy to welcome visitors back to the Library.

On Tuesdays to Fridays until further notice, we will open from 11am to 5pm, and on Saturdays from 10am to 5pm. Visitors are asked to wear a face covering, and to sanitise their hands on entry.

The Library holds the Fáilte Ireland Covid Safety Charter.


Marsh's Library, St Patrick's Close, Dublin D08FK79

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"Una visita emozionante"

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