Online Hobby and Cultural Resources you might like to explore

The following list is a random sample of some of the online resources available.

Join the Library

Gain free access to newspapers, magazines, e-books and more by joining Libraries Ireland.  This is the link you need to complete the online registration. Just fill out the form and you’ll get a temporary library number and you can set up a library PIN. With those, you’ll be able to access the online services at straightaway. and the Cultural Heritage Project is an initiative of public libraries together with local museums and archives in the digitisation and online publication of the original, the unusual and the unique material from their local studies’ collections to create a national Internet resource for culture. Visit Ask About Ireland

Visit the Museum or Art Gallery

The Natural History Museum – 3D Virtual Tour

The National Gallery of Ireland – Virtual Tour

Irish Museum Association – Online Resources

Arts and Culture on Google. Use the search icon, you can search by location, venue or artist.

Get Creative

Learn to draw with Don Conroy’s You Tube Chanel

DLR CoCo Creative Projects at Home

Knitting and Crochet: For free knitting and crochet patters and ideas, register with


Gardening for Birds and Wildlife read articles from Bird Watch Ireland.

Diarmuid Gavin @diarmuidgavin is on Instagram Live every weekday evening at 7pm – Weekends at 11am – with Paul Smith answering your gardening and garden design questions.

RTE article on gardening apps. Plant identification and advice at your fingertips.

RHS Gardening Advice Click Here


What’s for Dinner? Looking for some ideas? Visit  Bord Bia       Safe Food


For free access to Civil and Church Records click here.


Áras an Uachtaráin – Virtual Tour

Dublin Zoo Webcams



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