The Tiernan MacBride Library
From Monday April 29th 2019, the library will be closed until further notice.
Students €1.50 per visit.
General public €2.00 per visit.
Annual library membership:
Students/Concessions €15.00 per year.
General public €20.00 per year.
Library and Archive Membership:
Researchers may purchase a Library and Archive membership card, which allows unlimited access to the Library during opening hours for one year. Benefits include:
• 10% off all books purchased at the IFI Filmshop on production of the membership card
Annual subscriptions to the library are available to third-level institutions. Please contact for more information.
The film and video collections in the Irish Film Archive include fiction and non-fiction material made in and about Ireland by Irish and foreign producers. The collection has been acquired from public and private donors. The earliest titles in the collection date from 1897, the most recent from 2011. The collection includes feature films; documentaries; amateur material; animated material; educational films; travelogues. It provides an increasingly comprehensive resource for students of all aspects of Irish cinema.
On-site access to this collection is provided for researchers, students and programme makers. Viewing facilities are only suitable for individual viewers. There is no lending facility available.
If you wish to purchase any footage or stills contained within our collections, you can find more information here.
Use of viewing facility is by appointment only. Bookings should be made with Irish Film Archive staff by phone or email at least 48 hours in advance. Archive staff must be informed if a booking is for more than one viewer (please note we can facilitate a maximum of two viewers at any one time). Please notify staff of any cancellations at least 24 hours in advance of the appointment.
Monday – Friday: 10.15am to 1pm & 2.15pm to 5.30pm.
Some third level colleges subsidise student viewing – please check with your institution. A subscription to the Tiernan MacBride Library offers a discount on IFI Irish Film Archive viewing. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
To make an appointment contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME JULY 2019: PROG 2
MYSTERY MATINEE – JULY 2019
NEVER LOOK AWAY
ROBERT BRESSON: A GENTLE WOMAN
TELL IT TO THE BEES
THE DEAD DON’T DIE
VARDA BY AGNÈS
VITA AND VIRGINIA
The IFI is supported by The Arts Council