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