The Old Library is one of the great libraries of the world. Renowned for the Book of Kells and the magnificent Long Room it is one of Ireland’s iconic treasures. The Old Library Redevelopment Project is an ambitious restoration project that will draw on 21st-century design and technology to safeguard the Old Library building and conserve its precious collections for future generations. Restoration and construction works are due to start at the end of 2023.
Join us to learn about the conservation process as part of the Old Library Redevelopment Project and observe work in progress. Complete your visit with a close-up look at the most precious manuscript in the collection, the Book of Kells.