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Friday, 3 May 2013

May Bank Holiday Monday closures

Monday 6 May is a public (bank) holiday in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Most libraries and archives are closed ie PRONI, National Archives of Ireland, city and town libraries, but please note the following:
  • In the Republic, most city and town libraries are closed not just on Monday but also on Saturday 4 May.
  • The Linenhall Library in Belfast will close at 1pm on Saturday (usual time is 4pm).
  • While the Reading Room of the National Library of Ireland in Dublin will operate to normal weekend hours (Saturday 9:30am to 12:45pm; Sunday closed), it will not open on Monday.
  • Exhibitions at the National Library of Ireland will be open on Saturday and Sunday as usual (Kildare Street: Saturday 9.30am–4.30pm; Sunday: 1:00pm–5:00pm. National Photographic Archive in Temple Bar: Saturday 10am–4.45pm; Sunday: 12pm–4.45pm). Bank holiday Monday opening will be from 12pm to 5pm only at both locations.