Europe Direct Information Centre – Blanchardstown Library

The Europe Direct Centre at Blanchardstown is your starting point for finding information about the EU.

 

What is a Europe Direct Information Centre?

The Europe Direct Centre at Blanchardstown is your starting point for finding information about the EU.  The centre provides access to material covering a wide variety of topics, including:

  • General information about how the EU works.
  • Information about the various EU institutions and agencies.
  • The latest news about EU affairs and events.
  • Information about citizen rights in the EU.

The Europe Direct Centre at Blanchardstown Library is part of a network of similar centres across the European Union.  The centre is located in the reference section on the second floor.

The Europe Direct Information Centre at Blanchardstown offers a range of facilities and resources:

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What services are provided at the Europe Direct Centre in Blanchardstown Library?

  • A selection of free EU publications and brochures covering a wide range of EU related topics.
  • Free public computers to search for specific information about EU related matters.
  • Free public telephone where you can call the Europe Direct Citizen's Helpline with queries on any aspect of the EU that are of interest to you: 0080067891011.

Our facility is wheelchair accessible and features assistive technologies to ensure that all visitors have full access to our facilities.


We deal with a variety of queries at the Europe Direct Information Centre.  Some examples of typical requests for information include the following:

What type of queries can Europe Direct help me with?

  • Enquiries about how to obtain an EU Passport.
  • Information about legal matters relating to EU legislation.
  • Requests for information on setting up a business in the EU.
  • Information about citizen and consumer rights in the EU.
  • Requests for general documentation on the workings of the EU and its institutions

Online Resources

Follow Europe Direct Blanchardstown on Twitter: https://twitter.com/edinblanch?lang=en

Europe Direct Ireland Website: http://www.europedirect.ie/

Visit Europe Direct Website: http://europa.eu/

View a list of EU Departments and Services: http://ec.europa.eu/about/ds_en.htm

Information on the EU for Children and Schools: http://ec.europa.eu/ireland/education_en

Browse a Selection EU Themed Games for Children: http://europa.eu/kids-corner/index_en.htm