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Thursday, 24 March 2016

Easter closures of main repositories in IE, NI & UK

IRELAND


National Archives of Ireland 
The Reading Room of the National Archives will close at 5pm on Thursday 24 March and will reopen at 9:15am on Tuesday 29 March.  

Registry of Deeds
The Registry of Deeds will close at 4:30pm on Thursday 24 March and reopen at 10am on Tuesday 29 March.  

General Register Office, Dublin Research Room
The Werburgh Street Research Room will close at 4:30pm on Thursday 24 March and reopen at 9:00am on Tuesday 29 March.  

Dublin City Library and Archives
The main DCL&A on Pearse Street, along with all Dublin City's public libraries, will be closed on Friday 25 March until Easter Monday 28 March inclusive. All libraries will return to normal hours on Tuesday 29 March.  

RCBL
The Reading Room of the Representative Church Body Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 24 March and reopen on Tuesday 29 March.

National Library of Ireland
  • All Library buildings will be closed on Friday 25 March.
  • The Reading Rooms will close at 4.45pm on Thursday 24 March and will reopen at 9.30am on Tuesday 29 March.
  • Library exhibitions in both Kildare Street and the NPA sites will be open on Saturday and Sunday (both days 1pm to 5pm) and on Monday 28 March (10am to 7pm).
  • The Library will additionally be hosting a number of free events on Monday 28 March as part of the Reflecting the Rising programme. Details.

NORTHERN IRELAND


PRONI
The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland will be open from 9:00am to 4:45pm on Friday 25 March but will be closed on both Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 March. It will reopen on Wednesday 30 March at 9am.

GRONI
The Public Search Room of the General Register Office of Northern Ireland will be open normal hours (9:30am–4:00pm) on Friday 25 March. It will then be closed until Wednesday 30 March, reopening at 9:30am.

Linen Hall Library 
Open normal hours (9:30am to 5:30pm) on Friday 25 March and on Saturday 26 March (9:30 to 4pm). Closed Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 March. Reopening  9:30am on Wednesday 30 March.

NIFHS Research Centre
Normally open on Tuesday from 2pm to 8pm, the North of Ireland Family History Society's Research Centre will not open on Tuesday 29 March.

ENGLAND


Irish Genealogical Research Society's Library, SOG, London
Closed on Saturday 26 March. Reopening Saturday 2 April.  

Society of Genealogists (SOG), London
The Society will close at 6pm on Thursday 24 March and reopen at 10am on Tuesday 29 March.  

The National Archives, Kew, London
Closing at 5pm on Thursday 24 March; remaining closed until 9am on Tuesday 29 March.