Thurles Office Guide
Welcome to Mary I Students' Union
Giving you a voice, helping you to use it
Enriching your college experience!

The Main Building is the hub of lectures, services and supports on campus. You will find the following in this building:



Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday 9am - 2pm.


Computer Labs:

They are located next to the Library on the second floor in room P226.

Opening Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 12pm-3pm



Opening hours (in semester):

Mon – Fri: 9am – 9pm
Sat: 12pm – 3pm

In order to borrow from the library you will need a valid college ID card.


What's in it?

  • Books you need to reference for assignments
  • General interest books
  • Teaching resources (perfect for teaching practices)
  • Audio Visual (AV) materials section

Number of library books/items allowed


Borrower Type

 Number of Items

 Loan Period


3 General Lending item
1 One day loan (DVDs)
2 Four hour loans

1 or 2 Weeks
1 Day
4 Hours


Keep in Mind
You’ll be landed with a fine if you take out books for longer than what it says on the labels at the side of the book.

General Lending (2 week loans): 20c per day late
4 Hour Loans: €1 per hour late
One Day Loans: €1 per day late

Make note because you can’t graduate with unpaid library fines!


Did you know?

• One of the services available to students is free, one-to-one tutorials on academic writing, referencing and plagiarism. These require prior booking. To find out more email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop in to the library.
• Students taking Education as a subject can also borrow 10 Primary School Textbooks from the Limerick Campus for 1 day. Other students can borrow 5 Primary School Textbooks for 1 day.
• All students can borrow in both MIC Limerick and MIC Thurles
• Periodicals, Theses and Reference books (blue dots on spine) cannot be borrowed.
• There is also a reciprocal borrowing arrangement with UL library


Still have questions about O’Dwyer Library?
Contact (0504)-20531 or email Librarian This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Numbers to know in the Main Building:

Main Reception (0504) 20530

G4S Security (086) 7805027

MISU Office (0504) 20598