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Irish & Local Studies Library

39C Abbey Street, Armagh BT61 7DY, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 7851
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Information and history in abundance.

This place is special, the amount of information available here is astounding. Local newspapers... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Armagh, United Kingdom
via mobile
Short Visit

I spent a morning here researching my family - the staff were most helpful and presented me with... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2016
Shona P
Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
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A library containing extensive reference material on practically every aspect of Irish life and learning, from early history to present day.
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27 Jul 2017
“Information and history in abundance.”
5 Jul 2016
“Short Visit”
39C Abbey Street, Armagh BT61 7DY, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 7851
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This place is special, the amount of information available here is astounding. Local newspapers from years ago on microfilm, reference books to look up any information on Irish history you need to know. Use of computers to research family history or just to look at...More

1  Thank GerardDev
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I spent a morning here researching my family - the staff were most helpful and presented me with everything they had on my subject with lots of advice on where to go next

2  Thank Shona P
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Another place visited with the Armagh Ambassadors Group. Very interesting place!! One can look up their family history or browse through old newspapers.

1  Thank DIERDRI
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Since this Library moved from Markethill Road to the centre of Armagh about twenty years ago the fine collection of every conceivable book about the city, the county and further afield is displayed in a fine room in what was originally the City Hospital building....More

3  Thank BrianArmagh
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Recently along with over 40 other Senior Citizens we completed our Annual Outing with a meal in the Roe Park Resort Hotel outside Limavady, Co Londonderry. The meal was excellent and was further enhanced by the attitude of the friendly, helpful and considerate staff. We...More

Thank herbiemorrow13
Reviewed 4 June 2015

I used it for research.The staff were very helpful. A wide range of books to read and a quiet place to study.

Thank Lesley Q
Reviewed 18 February 2015

When I was working on my family tree I was amazed what information is in this library, I would also say not many people know it's there. Staff very helpful well worth a visit

Thank Colum O
Reviewed 24 April 2013

This library is an excellent place to find out about your Armagh ancestors. We were shown how to use the microfiche machine with great patience. We found quite a few obituaries and were able to copy them. There was a lot more we didn't have...More

Thank xyz081
Reviewed 15 December 2011

If you have any interest in Irish history you would be unfortunate not to spend a while wandering around this collection of books and archives. If you are niot interested now, you will be after a visit. Very friendly staff and accessible collection.

Thank Selvaoilo
Reviewed 3 March 2011

I found this library to among the best that i have been in, the staff were more than helpful and always on hand to help with any enquires. They also have a vast knowledge of the majority of topics and can help with shortcuts as...More

Thank Caitriona_11
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