Visitor Information

The archives and library of the National Folklore Collection, situated on the ground floor of the Newman Building (Block F) in the Belfield Campus, are open to the public, Monday–Friday from 10am until 5pm (closed 1-2pm).

Researchers are welcome to consult the Manuscript Collections without prior appointment, whilst researchers wishing to listen to audio recordings, view video material or to visit the Folk Music Collection should e-mail for an appointment or telephone +353 1 716 8216.

Prior to your visit we recommend that visitors familiarise themselves with our visitor guidelines, available below for reference.

Research & Publishing

Researchers using the Collection for the first time are asked to complete the application form below. Details of copying and reproduction charges are also available in the following documents, as are our guidelines and further information for users of the Collection:



Online Payments

Payment for copies of archive material and other services can now be made online by clicking here.