Saint Patrick's Close
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Considering what to do in Dublin, then a visit to Saint Patrick's Cathedral is a must see tourist attraction in Dublin city Centre. Built in honor of Ireland's Patron Saint, St Patrick's Cathedral is beautifully built and restored. Open Monday to Friday from 09.30am - 17.00pm.
Considering what to do in Dublin, Built in honour of Ireland's Patron Saint, Saint Patrick's Cathedral stands adjacent to the famous well where tradition has it Saint Patrick baptized converts on his visit to Dublin. In 1901 building works beside the cathedral unearthed six celtic grave stones. Dated back to the 10th century, one of the grave stones looked like it was covering an ancient well and it is possible that thid particular well was used by St Patrick to baptize converts. Today four grave stones are on display in the cathedral including the one which was used to cover the well. One of our biggest Dublin events, St Patricks Cathedral plays an important role in the festival.
While considering what to do in Dublin or vist to the cathedral you will experience and learn all their is to know about Irish history. From the cathedral's violent past and military history, Irish family feuds and the cathedral's most recent history.
The parish church of Saint Patrick on this site was granted collegiate status in 1191, and raised to cathedral status in 1224. The present building dates from 1220. The Cathedral is today the National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland.
Monday - Friday 09.30am - 17.00pm
Saturday - 09.00am - 18.00pm
Sunday - 09.00am - 10.30pm
Sunday - 12.30am - 14.30pm
Admission charge for Visitors
Family ( 2 adults and 2 children) : €15.00
Group rates ( Min 10 people)
For more information about St Patricks Cathedral lunch time concerts, lectures, services, concerts and events visit www.stpatrickscathedral.ie