"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

Lecture to mark the Canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman

Blessed John Henry Newman will be canonized by Pope Francis on 13th October this year. To mark this wonderful occasion Dr. Angelo Bottone will give a lecture in the library on Newman as Saint. Everyone is welcome to join us.

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