Originally housing the servant’s quarters, the kitchens and various stores for the house the basement of King House now serves as Boyle Town Library. Flagstone floors and the distinctive barrel vaulted ceiling are in evidence here also.
The Library serves as an important cultural, educational as well as recreational and community space for the people of the area. The Library provides adult and junior stock resources , journals & periodicals , public internet facilities, online resources, reference and study facilities, meeting room, display area and boasts a comprehensive reference section as well as numerous important local studies material including the Annals of Boyle, the Annals of Lough Key, histories of the King family and the Connaught Rangers.
The Library is an integral part of the cultural, arts and heritage services provisions in the County and delivers a range of events and activities each year as part of the Library Services Calendar of Events. It also participates in a range of national programmes and exhibitions and supports events, festivals and literary events hosted and associated with King House.
Additional information including opening hours can be found at:
Tel: 071 966 2800
Antique, Craft & Book Fairs
Throughout the year, King House plays host to a number of fairs, including a Christmas Craft fair. Keep an eye out in the local press for further information in relation to these events.