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Lexicon Library and Cultural Centre

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Beautiful

The lexicon library is beautiful. I went there in Dun Laoghaire on 27th of Septhember with my... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Beuls F
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Greystones, Ireland
Tribute to Des Brannigan

We visited Library 06/09/2018 to see the tribute to the late Des Brannigan. Absolutely amazing and... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
murphypa
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Dublin, Ireland
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1 Haigh Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 August 2018

There was such a 'to-do' with this building when planning was granted that I was intrigued to see if it could possibly be worth it. I have to say it really is. The free children's events, views of the marina, vast amounts of facilities are...More

2  Thank Martina74288
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The library is big and the building is nice but there are some issues with the space inside. The areas with computers are not study places and therefore the only two space where people can study are often full. Another problem is the noise. The...More

1  Thank chlog57
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there recently with my grand daughter and we were very disappointed with what on the outside is a very impressive building but in reality the library has poor facilities and those that are there are difficult to access and navigate. Looks like a...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The lexicon library is beautiful. I went there in Dun Laoghaire on 27th of Septhember with my speech therapist and my cousin . Perfect location.

Thank Beuls F
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We visited Library 06/09/2018 to see the tribute to the late Des Brannigan. Absolutely amazing and very informative. A man ahead of his time. He rescued an anchor from the fallen Leinster Ship many years after its demise. The 100th anniversary of the sinking of...More

Thank murphypa
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely spacious building with lovely views of the entire bay area as well as views of Dalkey/Killiney Hill and the quarry.

Thank ajtmad75
Reviewed 29 August 2018

There was such a 'to-do' with this building when planning was granted that I was intrigued to see if it could possibly be worth it. I have to say it really is. The free children's events, views of the marina, vast amounts of facilities are...More

2  Thank Martina74288
Reviewed 28 August 2018

When it opened, the Lexicon had dozens of laptops available to public use. Today they have almost all gone! And any laptops which were not in use , had a bag of sweater on the seat to tell incoming library users that they were not...More

Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is an extremely modern library, with many spaces for sitting comfortably and perusing the books. It also has displays and exhibitions. When I was there, there was a film poster exhibition downstairs, and a banned books exhibition in glass cases on a second floor....More

Thank sophia7
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of attending a day long business meeting within the library building this week. What a great facility to have locally. It is a modern oasis of calm with super sea views to boot. Catering was provided by in house cafe Brambles which...More

Thank barrym399
Reviewed 15 May 2018

The lexicon library is located close to the Presbyterian Church and the Royal Marine Hotel. On the plaza in from of it, is a very nice fountain which consists of rectangular pools that empty into each other. The library itself is massive and the internal...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Great facility. Convenient location. Really nice internal space. Building design looks great from pier.

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Brenda O
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Response from Beuls F | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure but go onto the Dún Laoghaire Library website to check that out
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