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Rock of Cashel

Rock of Cashel

Contact Details


St. Patrick's Rock of Cashel
Co. Tipperary
E25 KX44

Tel +353 62 61437
Fax: +353 62 62988

Email: rockofcashel@opw.ie 


Opening Hours



Open all Year:

Mid September - Mid OctoberDaily  09.00 - 17.30 Last admission strictly at 16.45

Mid October - Mid MarchDaily  09.00 - 16.30 Last admission strictly at 15.45

Mid March - Early JuneDaily  09.00 - 17.30 Last admission strictly at 16.45

Early June - Mid SeptemberDaily  09.00 - 19.00 Last admission strictly 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. ( Contact rockofcashel@opw/ie )

(Groups must wait outside until the leader of the grouphas processed their admission)

Please note you can only purchase tickets at the site.

Tour operators visiting the Rock of Cashel are requested not to drive directly to the site but rather to avail of the nearby car-park.  Thank you for your co-operation. 

Admission Fees

Adult : €8.00
Group / Senior : €6.00
Child / Student : €4.00
Family : €20.00
ACCESS TO CORMACS CHAPEL IS BY GUIDED TOUR ONLY, OMN A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. An additional charge of €3.00 applies to Adult(s), Group(s)/Senior(s)and Children/Student(s). An additional charge of €8 is applicable to Families.
(Please note you can only purchase tickets at the site)
Please note that groups must wait outside until the leader of the group has processed their admission.


No Public toilets on site.

Car/coach park close to site.

Credit Card Facilities available.



Following Government guidelines this site is closed until further notice.

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 +353 1 836 6111

Guided Tours:

  • Available: however limited number of tours in Winter months. 
  • Duration: 45 mins
  • Max No: 50
  • Guide book: English, Irish
  • Leaflet: English , French,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.

No Drones permitted to fly over the site