"We are what we read"

- Alberto Manguel



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

Christmas Holiday Arrangements

The Library will close for Christmas at 6pm on Thursday 20th December, and will reopen in the new year at 11am on Thursday 3rd January 2019. A happy and peaceful Christmas to all our members, visitors and friends.

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