National Library of Ireland
National Library of Ireland (Kildare Street, Dublin 2) — With over eight million items in its collection, the National Library of Ireland in Dublin City is home to the most comprehensive compilation of Irish documentary material in the world. From music, periodicals and photographs to maps, manuscripts and genealogical material, the library offers and provides free access to an invaluable representation of Irish heritage.
Explore the poetry and legacy of Ireland’s greatest poet in the award-winning exhibition “Yeats: the Life and Works of William Butler Yeats”. In addition to this permanent exhibition, there are frequent thematic exhibitions which have covered, Particles of the Past, Strangers to Citizens and JFK Homecoming. Admission: free. Hours: 9:30 am – 7:45 pm (Monday-Wednesday), 9:30 am – 4:45 pm (Thurs. & Friday), 9:30 am _ 12:45 pm (Saturday). Closed on Sunday. For information on current exhibitions at the see the NLI website: www.nli.ie