Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral was founded c.1030 by Sitric, King of the Dublin Norsemen. It is one of the oldest and most recognizable Dublin landmarks, and has been a place of prayer and pilgrimage for almost 1000 years. The choir, which tours internationally, was founded in 1480 and with the choir of St. Patrick’s Cathedral took part in the first performance of Handel’s Messiah.

Contact Information


  • Cafe
  • Access
    Cathedral and Crypt Wheelchair accessable
  • Shop
    The Cathedral Shop sells a range of gift ideas including books and CDs about the cathedral, religious gifts and Irish memorabilia. Many of these items are also available via the online shop which can be accessed via
  • Tours
    No Free Public Tours


Adults €6
Senior Citizens €4
Students €3
Groups (10 or more) Adults €5
Group Concessions €2.50

Opening Hours

Open 09:45 AM 09:45 AM 09:45 AM 09:45 AM 09:45 AM 09:45 AM 12:30 PM
Close 04:15 PM 04:15 PM 04:15 PM 04:15 PM 04:15 PM 04:15 PM 02:30 PM

Monday - Saturday
April, May, September, October
9.30am - 6.00pm (Last entry 5.30pm)
June - August
9.30am - 7.00pm (Last entry 6.15pm)
November – March
9.30am – 5.00pm (Last entry 4.15pm)
Sunday opening hours:
June – August

12.30pm – 2.30pm, 4.30pm – 7pm (Last entry 18.15)
September – May
12.30pm – 2.30pm
Please note that opening hours may be affected by
service times.. Please check the website for more information

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