Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown Dublin

COVID-19 Level 5 restrictions in 2021

The Library is closed until further notice due to the Level 5 plan of Living with COVID-19. Book borrowing may be possible by arranging collection in advance, please contact your library to confirm.

The Library Virtual Desk is live with our staff to answer your queries on weekdays (Mon.-Fri.) from 11am to 1pm, and from 3pm to 4 pm. See also a summary of online services.


For book borrowing, a ‘contact and collect‘ service is available on Wednesdays only. Contact us to find out more or with any query you may have.

For general queries you can also use the National Health Library Virtual Desk.

Connolly Hospital Library is available to all HSE staff & students on clinical placement.  Access is provided to a 24/7 reading room including computers and study spaces.  Due to Covid-19 regulations on social distancing our study spaces have been reduced. Please contact the library for more information.


Address: Connolly Hospital Library, Connolly Hospital, Academic Centre, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardsown Dublin 15, Eircode; X40.
Telephone: 01-6465620
Fax: 01-8226318
Email: ;

Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday: 10:30am – 1:00pm & 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Library staff:

Bennery Rickard          Regional Librarian

Patricia McAuley          Library Assistant



Access your library account and renew online

  • View and renew your books online: Login to the library catalogue and you can view details of all the items you have on loan, renew items and place holds
  • Self registration: if you do not have a library account you can self register using the online form
  • Update your own details: If you have changed address or email you can change this on your catalogue record. We are also asking our users to login check the data and terms and conditions box on their accounts to agree to the information we hold on them in the library management system
  • Get your password: to access these features use the ‘login to your account’ box on the right side on the catalogue home page. If you haven’t logged in before, choose ‘forgot your password’ then add your login which will be firstname.lastname and your email address and a temporary password will be emailed to you which you can change once logged in

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