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Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Monday 5 August – Bank holiday arrangements

There's a bank holiday in the Republic of Ireland this coming Monday, 5 August. Here are the opening and closing arrangements for the main repositories and institutions used by genealogists:

Dublin City Public Libraries will be closed on Saturday 3 August and Monday 5 August, reopening for normal hours on Tuesday 6 August.

The National Archives of Ireland will be closed to the public on Monday 5 August and will re-open on Tuesday 6 August at 10.00. 

The National Library of Ireland Reading Room will be closed on Monday 5 August and there will be no Genealogy Advisory Service operating on that day.  However, exhibitions at Kildare Street (Yeats and JFK) will be open 12pm to 5pm. 

The GRO Research Room will be closed on Monday 5 August, reopening Tuesday 6 August.

Local branch libraries will be closed on Saturday 3 August and Monday 5 August, reopening for normal hours on Tuesday 6 August.

Northern Ireland is open for business as usual on Monday 5 August but will be enjoying its own bank holiday on Monday 26 August.