AskAboutIreland is managed by LGMA Libraries Development and supported by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government. It includes statistics, reports and information on public libraries in Ireland.
Public Lending Remuneration (PLR) is the mechanism for authors to receive payment for the loans of their books by public libraries. The PLR website includes information about the scheme as well as statistics on the most borrowed books in Irish public libraries.
This database aims to provide comprehensive and readily accessible information about local authority public library buildings in Ireland. The project is concentrating on two facets of public library design: libraries recently opened and libraries in heritage buildings.