Welcome to the Royal Irish Academy Library, one of Ireland’s premier research libraries. The Library manages major manuscript, book, pamphlet and drawings collections. We offer comprehensive access and outreach programmes, facilitate master classes and visits, hold exhibitions and lecture series and publish on the collections. Content is added to our web pages on a regular basis and we invite your comments and enquiries.
Manuscript call-up times: 10.10am, 11am, 12 noon, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm.
To avoid delay, please order manuscripts in advance. Tel. 01-6090620
The Library will close at 3.30pm Friday 13th December. We regret any inconvenience.
The Reading Room
‘The Royal Irish Academy has … the best reading and writing space in Ireland.’
Quotation from the latest publication of author David Slattery, with author’s kind permission. (Dec. 2012).