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Friday, 11 April 2014

Easter closures

Just a week to go until the Easter break, so here's a note of opening and closing arrangements for the major institutions and specialised libraries/research centres over the Easter period.

IRELAND

National Library of Ireland
The Reading Rooms will close at 4.45pm on Thursday 17 April and will reopen at 9.30am on Tuesday 22 April. Library exhibitions in both Kildare Street and the NPA sites will be open from 12pm–5pm on Saturday 19 April, Sunday 20 April and Easter Monday 21 April, otherwise normal hours.

National Archives of Ireland
The Reading Room will close on Thursday 17 April at 5pm. Closed Good Friday 18 April and Easter Monday 21 April. Reopening Tuesday 22 April at 9:15am. (And moving on one week, the NAI will close a little early, at 4:30pm, the following Monday 28 April.)

Registry of Deeds
The Registry of Deeds will close at 4:30pm on Thursday 17 April. Closed Good Friday 18 April and Easter Monday 21 April. Reopening Tuesday 22 April at 10am. 

General Register Office Research Room
The Werburgh Street office will close at 5:45pm on Thursday 17 April. Closed Good Friday 18 April and Easter Monday. Reopening Tuesday 22 April at 9:15am.

Dublin City Library and Archives
The main DCL&A on Pearse Street, along with all Dublin City's public libraries, will be closed on Good Friday 18 April until Easter Monday 21 April inclusive. All libraries will return to normal hours on Tuesday 22 April.

RCBL
The Reading Room of the Representative Church Body Library will be closed on Good Friday 18 April and Easter Monday 21 April. Reopens at 9:30 on Tuesday 22 April.


NORTHERN IRELAND

PRONI
The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland will be open from 9:00am to 4:45pm on Good Friday 18 April but will be closed on both Monday 21 April and Tuesday 22 April. It will reopen on Wednesday 23 April at 9:00am.

GRONI
The Public Search Room of the General Register Office of Northern Ireland will be open normal hours (9:30am–4:00pm)on Good Friday 18 April. It will then be closed until Wednesday 23 April, reopening at 9:30am.

Linen Hall Library 
Open normal hours (9:30am to 5:30pm) on Good Friday 18 April. Closed Easter Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. Reopening  9:30am on Wednesday 23 April.

NIFHS Research Centre
The North of Ireland Family History Society Research Centre will be closed on Wednesday 16 April and will remain closed through Easter week; re-opening on Saturday 26 April. 


ENGLAND

IGRS Library
Closed on Saturday 19 April. Reopening Saturday 26 April.

The National Archives, Kew 
Closed from Good Friday 18 April to Easter Monday 21 April, inclusive. Otherwise, normal hours.