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Number of Visitors To National Library of Ireland Falls To Lowest Level in Four Years

Posted by Jean-Yves on Sep 19, 2018

The number of visitors to the National Library of Ireland (NLI) has fallen to its lowest in four years as collections go digital, new figures have revealed.

In an annual review of the 140 year old institution, figures showed 197,000 people visited the library last year down 20pc on the 247,000 who visited in 2016.

In the past decade, the highest number of visitors was recorded in 2014 when 270,000 visited the library of record’s exhibitions and research rooms.

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