GRO Ireland - Research Room

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GRO Ireland has a Research Room in Dublin for those doing Irish family history or other genealogical research. Searches can be made of index books relating to birth, marriage and death records. Photocopies can be obtained of those records identified from the indexes.

There is a charge of 2 Euro to search five consecutive years of one type of indexes. There is a daily rate of 20 Euro which permits searching through all indexes. To obtain a photocopy of a record, based on the information in the index books, will cost 4 Euro. There is a daily limit of 5 photocopies for each person. Any further photocopies that are ordered will be sent by post.



GRO Ireland - Research Room
3rd Floor, Block 7
Irish Life Centre
Lower Abbey Street
Dublin 1

Hours of Opening

Monday – Friday
09:30 – 16:30
(last orders at 16:00)
(closed bank holidays and public holidays)

Map with route to GRO Ireland Research Room


From Talbot Street in Dublin 1 (red route)
  1. Closest ATM for money is in Talbot Street
  2. Entrance to Irish Life Mall on Talbot Street
  3. Straight through past Food Court
  4. Past florist shop, turn left, through doors
  5. Doors to GRO Ireland are on left
From Lower Abbey Street in Dublin 1 (blue route)
  1. Up steps from Lower Abbey Street
  2. Go past fountain on right
  3. Go past newsagent shop on left, turn left through covered walkway
  4. Turn right, through doors and walk straight ahead
  5. Doors to GRO Ireland are in front