The Royal Irish Academy is open to the public. Access to our Library is strictly by appointment and details of opening hours can be found on the Library Booking page.
Everyone is welcome at the Royal Irish Academy. Why not pay us a visit?
- Attend one of our many lectures or conferences.
- We always welcome new readers to the library. Find out how to become a reader or why not visit our current exhibition?
- For those of you not in Ireland an online tour is available here.
- By Luas to Dawson Street - One minute's walk from the Academy. More information
- By DART - Pearse Station is a ten-minute walk from the Academy. More information
- By Bus to St Stephens Green or Nassau Street - Five minutes walk from the Academy. More information
- The Aircoach service, which leaves every fifteen minutes from Dublin Airport, stops on Kildare Street which is a 5-minute walk from the Royal Irish Academy. The Aircoach service to Dublin Airport departs from Nassau Street Stop 403 outside Trinity College. Allow an hour for your journey. More information
Royal Irish Academy,
19 Dawson Street,
Ph: +353 1 6090600
Monday - Thursday: 9.00am - 5.30pm
Fridays: 9.00am - 5.00pm
The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Access Officer is Vanessa Carswell (she/her) in accordance with Section 26(2) of the Disability Act.
The Access Officer is responsible for providing, arranging or co-ordinating assistance to persons with disabilities who wish to access the services provided by RIA. The Access Officer also acts as a point of contact for persons with disabilities who wish to access such services.
Access Officer: Vanessa Carswell
Address: 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, D02 HH58 Telephone: (01) 609 0600 Email: V.email@example.com