St. Canices’s Library

Last updated 24th March 2009
Name of library  St Canices’s Library
Address Cathedral Close, Kilkenny
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Contact & Job Title  The Very Revd NN Lynas
Purpose & main user community of the library  Private Trust held by the Dean & Chapter
Terms of access  By appointment
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Disabled access  Stairs – no lift
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No. By permission of the Dean.
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Coverage This is the private collection of 2 Bishops dating from the late 17th Cent and mid 18th Cent. Theology /natural history.
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Manuscripts  Sarum Missal 1483; The Great Bible 1540; the Ship of Fools
Research resource  Serves as a collectiom repressing the Grand Tour of Europe
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