Please note that the Library will be closed on Friday, 7 October 2022. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Important notice: Access to Manuscripts, Diocesan and Cathedral Archives Suspended
For essential maintenance in our strong–rooms we regret to inform researchers that access to all manuscripts, diocesan and cathedral collections in the Library is suspended until further notice.
Parish record collections continue to be available. We will update you as soon as works are complete.
For the Library’s Opening Hours please click here.
Before access to the Reading Room, Visitors must confirm they have read the Library Regulations. Please click here to read the Regulations for Readers of Archives and Manuscripts.
The main functions of the Library are:
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 who cannot undertake their own research can find a list of professional researchers at accreditedgenealogists.ie.