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The Druid Archive

This website contains archived information about productions since Druid was founded in 1975. You can search this facility here.

For more in-depth research on Druid, the Druid archive is held and catalogued off-site by the Archives and Special Collections service of the James Hardiman Library, National University of Ireland, Galway. You can visit the site here.

Scope and Content of the Druid Archive at NUI Galway

The archive contains records relating to and also pre-dating the formation of Druid in 1975. The archive contains detailed records of productions by Druid since the mid 1970’s. The collection features playbills, posters, flyers, invitations, photographs of productions and rehearsals, scripts and administrative material. The archive also features a comprehensive newspaper archive which includes original cuttings of reviews of Druid productions, interviews with cast members and crew and members of Druid.

Conditions of Access to the Archive at NUI Galway

The archive is available to bone fide researchers of interest in Druid. The material is available for consultation in the reading room of the Archives and Special Collections, James Hardiman Library, NUI Galway. Material must be pre-booked prior to consultation. For details on access please see the Conditions on Access to Archive Material. Also please see Guidelines on Handling of Archive Material.

Opening Hours

• 09.00-17.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday
• 09.00-21.00 Tuesday

Opening Hours (Vacation time)
• 09.00-17.00 Monday to Friday


For general queries please contact the Archives and Special Collections reading room: specialcollections[at]nuigalway[dot]ie

For contact details of individual staff members please see the Archives service homepage.