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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

Free Admission to the Rock of Cashel on Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th December due to major conservation works on site. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Please note that Cormac's Chapel will be closed from the 1st of October 2017 until furthur notice. The Office of Public Works wishes to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Open all Year:

Mid Sept. - Mid Oct.  Daily  09.00 - 17.30  Last admission at 16.45

Mid Oct. - Mid March  Daily  09.00 - 16.30  Last admission at 15.45

Mid March - Early June  Daily  09.00 - 17.30  Last admission at 16.45

Early June - Mid Sept.  Daily  09.00 - 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) 836 6111

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.