Information for Researchers

The Tiernan MacBride Library is closed until further notice and therefore not open to researchers, if you have a specific query please email specialcollections@irishfilm.ie

All on site viewing is suspended until further notice, however we have a limited ability to make material available remotely. Please contact access@irishfilm.ie if you have an access query.

Read our Digital Preservation & Access Strategy HERE

Delivery instructions for production companies

The IFI Irish Film Archive preserves the collections of Screen Ireland, The Arts Council and the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland (BAI). Production companies/ filmmakers who are in receipt of funding from these organisations are contractually obliged to deliver a copy of their project to the IFI Archive along with supplementary materials. Instructions on what material must be submitted to the IFI along with instructions on how to do so can be found here.


The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council

Arts Council of Ireland