Marsh's Library

Local nameMarsh's Library
LocationDublin, Ireland

Marsh's Library, situated in St. Patrick's Close, adjacent to St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland is a well-preserved library of the late Renaissance and early Enlightenment. When it opened to the public in 1707 it was the first public library in Ireland. It was built to the order of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh and has a collection of over 25,000 books and 300 manuscripts.

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Opening hours

Mon, Wed - Fri: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone +353 1 454 3511

Address Saint Patrick's Close, Dublin 8, Ireland

Coordinates 53°20'21.203" N -6°16'13.517" E

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