Representative Church Body Library

Last updated 2nd October 2008 
Name of library Representative Church Body Library 
Address Braemor Park, Churchtown, Dublin 14, Eire 
Telephone 353 1 492 3979 
Fax 353 1 492 4770 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Dr. Raymond Refaussé, Librarian and Archivist
Purpose & main user community of the library Members of the Church of Ireland 
Terms of access  Free access without appointment
Opening hours  M-F 09.30-13.00; 14.00-17.00
Disabled access  The reading rooms are upstairs but there is no lift
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Yes. On the nomination of an approved referee, and the payment of a subscription, anyone may become a borrower
Number of volumes 40,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  
Other materials  Church of Ireland archives and manuscipts
Volumes added per year 1,000 
Coverage Most aspects of theology and related subjects, except R.E. – emphasis on Anglicanism 
Special Collections  Watson Collection of prayer books and related liturgical publications, 1549-1932
Manuscripts Parish, diocesan, cathedral and central church archives; records of Church of Ireland organisations; papers of bishops, clergy and laity 12th century. 
Research resource Anglicanism, esp. Church of Ireland 
Catalogue Type Computer; Card 
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Other facilities  
Full Time Staff  3
Part Time Staff  0.5
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library