"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

Art en Plein Eire – | National Heritage Week 17 – 25 August 2019

For National Heritage Week 2018, we welcomed members and visitors to a talk by Irish craft potter Helena Brennan. Helena spoke about her life in the arts, and  her childhood association with Merrion Square. A fine documentary film on Helena's career, produced and directed by her son Fergal, was also shown. We are already planning ... Read more

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