Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Bank holiday arrangements, Monday 4 August

There's a bank holiday in the Republic of Ireland this coming Monday, 4 August. Here are the changes to standard opening times for the main repositories and institutions used by genealogists:

Dublin City Public Libraries
will not open on Saturday 2 August or on Monday 4 August. Normal schedules resume Tuesday 5 August.

The National Archives of Ireland will be closed to the public on Monday 4 August and will re-open on Tuesday 5 August at 9.15am.

The National Library of Ireland
Reading Room will be closed on Monday 4 August and there will be no Genealogy Advisory Service operating on that day. However, the Yeats exhibition at Kildare Street will be open 12pm to 5pm. All back to normal (9:30am) on Tuesday 5 August.

The GRO Research Room
at Werburgh Street will be closed on Monday 4 August, reopening Tuesday 5 August 9:15am.

Local branch libraries
will be closed on Saturday 2 August and Monday 4 August, reopening for normal hours on Tuesday 5 August.

Northern Ireland is open for business as usual on Monday 4 August but mark your diaries with a note that it'll be enjoying its own Late Summer Bank Holiday on Monday 26 August.