The Cathedral has reopened to visitors with some restrictions remaining in place. All visitors must sanitise their hands on entry and exit and may wish to wear a mask for the duration of their visit.
Failte Ireland Covid-19 Safety Charter
We have signed up to the Failte Ireland Covid-19 Safety Charter and now comply with it in full. For details of the principal measures we have put in place to protect our visitors and staff please see the list at the bottom of this page.
Visitor Opening Times
Monday-Saturday (including bank holidays) 10:00-13.00 & 14.00-17:30
Sunday (March to October only) 12.30pm-2.30pm & 4.30pm-5.30pm
Open for Sunday services only November-February
Please note: Last admission is 30 minutes before closing times.
In order to maintain this highly complex listed building and to keep it open for visitors we are obliged to charge a modest admission fee:
Adult - €6.00
Seniors & Students with I.D. - €5.00
Children under 16 - Free
Group rates available*
*Please note that we cannot facilitate tours being conducted by non-Cathedral staff on our grounds.
(Those who wish to pray privately are welcome to use the Dean’s Chapel)
Covid-19 Protocols for Visitors to the Cathedral
The following precautions and protocols have been put into place to safeguard our visitors and staff:
Those who have any symptoms of Covid-19 are asked not to enter the building. Signage reminding visitors of those symptoms is in place.
Hand sanitisers are provided and must be used upon entry and exit of the Cathedral.
It is suggested that our visitors might like to wear facemarks when in the Cathedral. Signage reminding visitors of proper cough and sneeze etiquette is on display. All visitors should sanitise their hands using the wall-mounted dispensers on entry and exit.
A rigorous cleaning protocol is in place, including the regular and frequent sanitisation of all surfaces that may be touched by visitors (door handles, pew ends, seats etc).
Visitors are not allowed to consume food or drink on the premises and are asked to take all waste away with them. Where this is not possible, pedal operated bins are provided.