Famous readers have included the Irish writers Jonathan Swift, Bram Stoker, and James Joyce. You will see the cages into which readers were locked, the courtyard garden and perhaps even the ghost of Archbishop Marsh.
Children are particularly welcome, and they will enjoy the mini figure hunt through the library. Visit the website for information on current exhibitions and its range of online resources and activities.
- The oldest public library in Ireland still in operation, dating back to the early 18th century.
- A hidden gem with beautiful architecture, exhibitions and rare literary treasures.
- Particular attention is given to child visitors with fun activities to entertain them.