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RCB Library

The main functions of the Library are:  

  • to serve the needs of those in training for ministry in the Church of Ireland
  • to assist in the continuing Christian education of clergy and laity
  • to act as a reference library for those seeking information about the Church of Ireland
  • to provide a repository in which the archives and manuscripts of the Church can be stored, arranged and made available to researchers in a systematic fashion.

RCB Library Conservation Fund
If you would like to donate to assist the work of conserving the records of the Church of Ireland, please click here to make a donation online.

The Library does not provide a genealogical research service.  Specific details can be checked for a fee but general genealogical research cannot be undertaken by the Library staff. To request a search, please visit our online store, store.ireland.anglican.org/genealogy

Researchers are welcome to undertake their own research in the Library during the normal opening hours.  The Library’s Location & Contact details are available here.

Researchers who cannot undertake their own research can find a list of professional researchers at accreditedgenealogists.ie.