"We are what we read"

- Alberto Manguel

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WELCOME

The Central Catholic Library is located in Dublin, Ireland. The Library was founded as a subscription library by the Irish Jesuit Fr. Stephen Brown, and first opened to the public on 25th June 1922.  Located at 74 Merrion Square, the Library is currently open five days a week. Visitors, researchers, and new members are all welcome.

Upcoming Events

A Talk about G. K. Chesterton

The president of the Italian Chesterton Society, Marco Sermarini, will be in Dublin this month.  We are delighted that among his engagements will be a visit to the Central Catholic Library, where he will give a talk entitled "G. K.  Chesterton: a saint?" This event is organized in collaboration with the Chesterton Society of Ireland. ... Read more

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