The Library of the Irish Province of Carmelites is a private research library, holding a collection of books and other items of interest to students of Carmelite Spirituality. Only books from the small lending collection can be borrowed. All others are considered an integral part of the collection and must be consulted at the library.

Access to the library is by appointment only, Monday to Friday, 10am-1pm. Please email or phone the librarian for further information or to make an appointment

The Carmelite Collection

An extensive, multilingual collection of works by Carmelite authors and about the Carmelite Order.

The Mariology Collection

A varied collection of scholarly works on Mary, along with popular writing and a range of pamphlets.

The Spirituality Collection

A collection dealing with mysticism and general spirituality including many biographies, collected works and studies of the great figures of Christian spirituality, along with a small collection covering the spirituality of other religions.

The Periodicals Collection

A valuable collection of periodicals, old and new, covering areas of theology, spirituality and culture.

The Irish Collection

A collection of interesting materials gathered by the late Fr Peter O’Dwyer, O.Carm.


Ruth Long, Librarian,

Library & Archives of the Irish Province of Carmelites

Gort Muire,

Ballinteer Rd,

Dublin 16, Ireland


Phone: +353-1-2051629 / +353-1-2984014