A House of Prayer for All Nations

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.

Did you know

The phrase “to chance your arm” originates from a feud which was played out within our walls

Did you know

Since 1432, the pupils of our Choir School have sung twelve services a week during the school term.

Did you know

Saint Patrick used a well on this site to baptise people into Christianity 1500 years ago

Did you know

Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels and Dean of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, is buried here

March - October

09:00 -17.30 (09.30 - 17.30 FROM SEPT 12 - OCT 31 & MAR 1 - MAY 31)
09:00 - 18.30
09.00 -11.00; 13.00 -15.00; 16.30 -18.30

November - February

09:30 - 17.30
09:00 - 17.30
09.00 -11.00; 13.00 -15.00




Senior (60+)/Student


Child (6 – 12)


Infant (Under 5)


Family (2 adults and up to 3 children under 18)


Group Rates (minimum 10 people)

Adult: €7.00

 Senior (60+)/Student: €6.00

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.

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

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Group and School Bookings

Read on to learn about the benefits of pre-booking your group visit or school tour to Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.

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Friday 7th October

Because of a special service on Friday 7 October, the Cathedral will be closed for visiting from 10.00 to 13.00. 

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.