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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 Choir: Alto Lay Vicar Choral (Male or Female)

The main function of the choir today is the same as it has always been: to adorn the daily offices with hymns, psalms, canticles and anthems. The choir is made up of choristers (boys & girls), who like their predecessors, are educated at the Cathedral Choir School, which, founded in 1432, is the only school of its kind in the country, Schola Patricii (the senior girls’ choir), 8 lay vicars choral and a number of choral scholars and Sunday men.

A vacancy has arisen for a new alto lay vicar to join us from Easter of 2022 (or earlier by arrangement).

Application should be made to the Master of the Music via email, and should include the names and addresses of two referees, as well as a brief account of solo and choral experience. Overleaf you will find further background information on the Cathedral Choir.

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To apply, please send your CV with covering letter to music@stpatrickscathedral.ie
before close of business on Friday 10 December 2021

Organ Scholar (2022/23 Academic Year)

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral wishes to appoint an organ scholar for the 2022/23 academic year.

The Cathedral Choir sings 12 choral services each week so there is plenty of hands on experience on offer. The scholarship itself is worth €12,000 per annum and free accommodation is also provided at the Kings Hospital School. (Boarding duties may also be available for which additional fees would be paid.)

For more details email music@stpatrickscathedral.ie or visit our website www.stpatrickscathedral.ie/organ-scholar

To apply, please send your CV with covering letter to music@stpatrickscathedral.ie
before close of business on Friday 10 December 2021

Chorister Supervisors

We wish to recruit additional Chorister Supervisors to join our music department. Reporting to the Cathedral’s Master of the Music, Chorister Supervisors play a key role in ensuring that the choristers who perform at various services in the Cathedral are cared for in line with the Cathedral’s Child Safeguarding policy. These are key roles and hours are flexible. Garda Vetting and Child Safety training is an essential part of our recruiting and onboarding process.

To apply, please send your CV with covering letter to music@stpatrickscathedral.ie
before close of business on Friday 10 December 2021

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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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