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Friday, 25 October 2013

October bank holiday arrangements

The Republic of Ireland enjoys an Autumn bank holiday on Monday 28 October.  Here are the opening and closing arrangements for the main repositories and institutions used for Irish family history:

Dublin City Public Libraries will be closed on Saturday 26 October and Monday 28 October, reopening for normal hours on Tuesday 29 October.

The National Archives of Ireland will be closed to the public on Monday 28 October and will re-open on Tuesday 29 October at 9:15am. 

The National Library of Ireland Reading Room will be closed on Monday 28 October.  However, exhibitions at Kildare Street (Yeats and JFK) will be open 12pm to 5pm. 

The GRO Research Room will be closed on Monday 28 October, reopening Tuesday 29 October at 9:30am.

Local branch libraries will be closed on Saturday 26 October and Monday 28 October, reopening for normal hours on Tuesday 29 October.

Northern Ireland does not receive this bank holiday and  is open for business as normal.