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St Patrick's Cathedral

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St Patrick's Close, Dublin City, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)14539472
F: +353(0)14546374
E: administration@stpatrickscathedral.ie

St Patrick’s Cathedral is one of Dublin’s most popular attractions. Built between 1220 and 1260 the Cathedral is one of the few buildings left from the medieval city of Dublin.

St Patrick’s Cathedral is one of Dublin’s most popular attractions. Built between 1220 and 1260 the Cathedral is one of the few buildings left from the medieval city of Dublin.

Today St Patricks is the National Cathedral for the Church of Ireland and is still the largest cathedral in Ireland. Visitors can learn about the buildings fascinating history including its most famous Dean (head) Jonathan Swift who is one of around 700 burials on site. St Patricks is also home to six celtic grave slabs which are over a thousand years old and an unusual collection of monuments and brasses.

The Cathedral is an active place of worship and daily services are offered at the start and end of each day. Visitors who wish to attend one of these services are most welcome and do not have to pay an admission charge.