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Rock of Cashel

Rock of Cashel

Contact Details

Address: St. Patrick's Rock of Cashel, Cashel, Co. Tipperary

Telephone No: +353 62 61437
Fax No: +353 62 62988
E-mail: rockofcashel@opw.ie

Opening Hours

Please note: The removal of scaffolding will commence in early January 2017 and will continue for approximately 12 weeks.  There will be restricted access to some areas of the Rock of Cashel, including Cormacs Chapel and the Cathedral, during this time.  

In addition, visitors should be aware that general access at the Rock of Cashel may be restricted during 2017. 

Visitors with mobility issues are advised to check with the site prior to travelling.

The OPW apologises for any inconvenience caused. 


Open all Year:

Mid Sept. - Mid Oct.  Daily  9.00 - 17.30  Last admission at 16.45

Mid Oct. - Mid March  Daily  9.00 - 16.30  Last admission at 15.45

Mid March - Early June  Daily  9.00 - 17.30  Last admission at 16.45

Early June - Mid Sept.  Daily  9.00 - 19.00  Last admission at 18.15

Closed 24th to 26th December inclusive.
Please note that all groups must be pre-booked.
Average Length of Visit: 1 - 1.5 hours.

Admission Fees

Adult : €8.00
Group / Senior : €6.00
Child / Student : €4.00
Family : €20.00


Public toilets and car/coach park close to site.

Credit Card Facilities available.



A spectacular group of Medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale including the 12th century round tower, High Cross and Romanesque Chapel, 13th century Gothic cathedral, 15th century Castle and the restored Hall of the Vicars Choral.  Attractions include an audio-visual show and exhibitions.  Access for visitors with disabilities by prior arrangement.

Location: 500m from the centre of Cashel town off the Dublin Road.

Bus Route(s): Contact Busaras, Travel Centre (01) 8366111

Guided Tours: Available (Please check with site before visit as times may vary)
Duration: 45 mins
Max No: 50

Guide book: English, Irish
Leaflet: English , German, Italian, Spanish and Polish

Photography/Video allowed: Yes. Commercial photography requires permission.

Additional Information: Please note this is a very busy site and visitors may experience a delay during the summer months.