Elphin Diocesan Library

Last updated 25th March 2009 
Name of library Elphin Diocesan Library 
Address St Mary’s Presbytery, College Road, Sligo, Eire 
Telephone 071 916 2670 
Fax 071 916 2414 
E-mail  elphindo@eircom.net
Website http://www.elphindiocese.ie 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Rev Patrick Lombard,  
Purpose & main user community of the library Private use 
Terms of access Appointment 
Opening hours By appointment only 
Disabled access Part up-stairs, no lift 
Lending to other libraries & visitors No. By special arrangement only – but even this most exceptional.  
Number of volumes 10,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues 100 
Current Periodicals  
Other materials Manuscripts; Bishop’s private papers since 1858. Microfilm records; propaganda fidae maps 
Volumes added per year 50 
Coverage  General theology. Church History. Irish History.
Special Collections Catholic directory 1843 onwards. Ecclesiastical record 1865 onwards. Annals of Ulster. Annals of Ireland. Wares History of Ireland, 1705. Dublin Penny Journal 1833. The Tablet, since 1806. Calendar state papers. Public records reports. 
Manuscripts Monsignor Dominic Conway papers on visit to Biafra and Nigeria as papal Envoy 1967-68. Copies of entries in the papal regestia 1198-1404 containing references to Elphin Diocese. Some letters of Daniel O’-Connell to Bishop Browne. 
Research resource Church – national / diocesan – history 
Catalogue Type  Computer; Card.
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Other facilities  
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  yes
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
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