Leabharlann Bhaile Bhuirne/BalleyvourneThe Library is open to browse, borrow and return items.

Look at our visual guide/social story to know what to expect during your visit.


Opening Hours

Tuesday 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5.30pm (Closed 1pm - 2pm)

Wednesday 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5.30pm (Closed 1pm - 2pm)

Thursday CLOSED

Friday 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5.30pm  (Closed 1pm - 2pm)

Saturday 10am - 1pm

Closed on Saturday of Bank Holiday Weekend.

Closed  Mondays.

Please check in with your local library for updated opening hours and services available. 

Baile Bhuirne library offers a range of services to adults and children, including book lending, audiobooks, film DVDs, CDs, and CD-ROMs. E-magazines and an extensive e-audio and e-book service are also available to library members.

The Irish Examiner, The Corkman, Woman's Way and some seasonal publications are available to read at the library. Currently unavailable due to Covid-19 restrictions.


Events - Currently not meeting due to Covid-19 restrictions.

'Leabhair Linn Sa Leabharlann' is a conversational Irish group that meets every second Friday at 11 am in the library.

Adult Book Club - monthly meeting, usually the first Tuesday of the month, at 10.30 am.

Knitting/Craft Group - each Tuesday at 11 am

The Library also hosts occasional children's storytimes and craft events. Adult craft events are also hosted seasonally.

Other activities are held throughout the year, including involvement in the Bealtaine Festival, Seachtain Na Gaeilge, Science Week and Children's Book Festival.


Internet Access

Public internet access is available on public access PCs at the library. Advance booking for this is advisable. There is also free WI-FI for all library members.


Contact Us

Baile Bhuirne Library

Baile Mhic Ire

Co. Chorcaí  P12 A782

Phone: (026) 45767

E-mail: leabharlannbhailebhuirne@corkcoco.ie

Directions to the Library

Baile Bhuirne library is on the right as you enter the village from Cork. It is a blue-fronted building directly opposite the Co-op Superstores