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Our dedicated staff give a whole host of support to all areas of the Cathedral’s operation from its offices to the running of our gift shop. Without them the Cathedral could not offer the quality of welcome and care that it does.

Cathedral Assistant and Guide

We have vacancies for Cathedral Assistant & Guides to provide support during our busy season which runs until October 2020. Weekly working hours will total 40, paid on the basis of €11.38 per hour. The role operates on a shift basis (five over seven day roster) between the hours of 08.00 and 20:00. Occasional additional hours will be required and in respect of which overtime will be paid.

To apply, please send your CV with covering letter to humanresources@stpatrickscathedral.ie before close of business on Friday 31st January 2020. Read the full job description here.

Cathedral Choir: Alto (male or female) & Bass Lay Vicars

Start date: September 2020 (or earlier by arrangement)

The Choir consists of eight Lay Vicars, plus a number of men (commonly called ‘Sunday Men’) who augment the Choir on Sundays and other special occasions, Choral Scholars and Choristers. The Choristers are educated in the Cathedral School (founded 1432) in the Close. Services are sung twice a day except Saturdays. Weekday morning services are sung by the boys alone. Saint Patrick’s is the National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland and many of the major national Church of Ireland events take place here. It is a fine medieval gothic building, and contains a glorious Willis Organ. Daily practices are at 17.00 with evensong at 17.30. In addition, there are rehearsals on Fridays after evensong and Sundays at 10.30 and 14.30. Sunday Services are at 11.15 and 15.15. Saturdays are
free. For further information or to apply contact: music@stpatrickscathedral.ie

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Volunteer guides

1 afternoon or morning per week. Volunteers must be fluent English speakers, be able to communicate clearly with our visitors and have an interest in learning and sharing information about the Cathedral. Please note that Saint Patrick’s Cathedral participates in the Gasice programme and can sign off (as a PAL).

More information can be found on our volunteering page, or by contacting our Education Officer at education@stpatrickscathedral.ie


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