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Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin City CentreChrist Church Cathedral in Dublin City Centre

Dublin Religious Destinations

Religious points of interest in Dublin

Hidden within the hustle and bustle of Ireland's capital city is a religious core. Christ Church Cathedral can be found at the very heart of Dublin City, alongside its vibrant Temple Bar district. Other smaller churches can be found dotted throughout the city, standing still in an ever changing landscape.

On this page you can find the churches and monastics sites of Dublin.

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Churches and Cathedrals

Churches in County Dublin

Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin City Centre

Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral, founded by the Viking King Sitric almost 1000 years ago in 1034. The cathedral crypt is one of the largest in the UK and Ireland, dating back to the 12th Century. Here in the crypt you can see the Mummified remains of the Cat and the Rat which were found in the cathedral organ and a rare 14th century copy of the Magna Carta.

You will also have a unique opportunity to visit the Belfry and ring the Cathedral bells.

  • Christ Church Cathedral Details
  • Insider Tips

    Getting to the Belfry in Christ Church Cathedral involves climbing 86 stone steps in a medieval building and crossing the roof at the South transept – quite the experience!

St Werburgh's Church of Ireland, County Dublin

St Werburgh's Church of Ireland

St Patrick's Cathedral, County Dublin

St Patrick's Cathedral

Whitefriar Street Church, Dublin City

Whitefriar Street Church

St Audoen's Church, County Dublin

St Audoen's Church

Dublin Unitarian Church, Dublin City

Dublin Unitarian Church

St Mary's Pro Cathedral, County Dublin

St Mary's Pro Cathedral

Monastic Sites

Tallaght Monastery,Tallaght, County Dublin

Tallaght Monastery

  • Founded: 744 A.D. (Saint Maelruain's church stands on the site today)
  • Tallaght, Co.Dublin
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Other Religious Destinations throughout Ireland

Map of Ireland

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