- In the Republic, most city and town libraries are closed not just on the Monday public holiday but also on Saturday 2 May.
- The Linen Hall Library in Belfast will open normal Saturday hours ie 10am to 3:30pm.
- While the Reading Room and Genealogy Advisory Service of the National Library of Ireland in Dublin will operate to normal weekend hours (Saturday 9:30am to 12:45pm; Sunday closed), neither will open on Monday. Cafe Joly will be closed on both Saturday 2 May and Monday 4 May.
- Exhibitions at the National Library of Ireland will be open on Saturday and Sunday as usual (Kildare Street: Saturday 9.30am–4.45pm; Sunday: 1:00pm–4:45pm. National Photographic Archive in Temple Bar: Saturday 10:00am–5.00pm; Sunday: 12:00pm–5.00pm). Bank holiday Monday opening will be from 12pm to 5pm only at both locations.
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
May Day Bank Holiday: opening/closing arrangements
Posted by Claire Santry, Irish Genealogy News