Since Saint Patrick baptised Christian converts nearby over 1500 years ago, this holy site has been a place of spiritual encounter for countless generations. Visit us and experience our history, our place in the life of the city, and our tradition of worship.
The phrase “to chance your arm” originates from a feud which was played out within our walls
Since 1432, the pupils of our Choir School have sung twelve services a week during the school term.
Saint Patrick used a well on this site to baptise people into Christianity 1500 years ago
Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels and Dean of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, is buried here
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The Cathedral is located at the junction of Patrick Street and Upper Kevin Street. It is easily accessible by foot from the city centre.
The Cathedral is wheelchair accessible.
Free Coach parking is available in the Cathedral Close.
There are toilets on site.
There is a small gift shop located within the Cathedral where visitors can help support the mission of the Cathedral through purchasing souvenirs of their visit.
Visiting guides can use our resources for tour guides page which provides elements such as a tour script.
Free Guided Tours (details below)
Learn more about the Cathedral by taking one of our free guided tours which take place regularly throughout the day. Ask at the front desk upon arrival for the time of the next tour.
The Dean and Chapter of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, take health and safety responsibilities very seriously. Working with the Cathedral’s appointed Health and Safety Consultants, we have developed a Covid-19 Health and Safety Policy, which includes specific risk assessments for our activities during these times.
To learn more about our health and safety measures