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Food and Drink

RCSI Library, 26 York Street

* Amended Food in the Library Policy, Trial Basis 2017-18, extended October - December 2018

Cold Food & Snacks can be eaten in the following Library spaces:

  • Ground Floor: Library Learning Commons, except at Computers

Remember to bin your rubbish!

No food on display or eating in other Library spaces. No alcohol of any kind permitted in the Library.

Covered/spill-proof drinks allowed. 


RCSI Library, Beaumont Hospital 

No food, hot or cold, is permitted in the Library. 

Café space is available beside the Library - this is the only designated area where food may be consumed.

Only bottled water is permitted in the Library space - no soft drinks, canned drinks, tea, coffee or alcohol of any kind. 

Note: You will be asked to leave the library and consume beverages elsewhere in accordance with Beaumont Hopsital General Services Policy. 


Security and Library staff are authorised to intervene and report anybody transgressing these policies in Library sites as a breach of the Code of Conduct and College Regulations.