Saint Patrick's Cathedral (Roman Catholic)

Part of the Saint Patrick's Trail
This twin-spired, imposing cathedral, on an elevated site, was started in 1840, but work was suspended during the Irish Famine of 1845-48. Work recommenced in 1854 when J J McCarthy was appointed architect. It was dedicated for worship in 1873 but the magnificent interior decoration was not completed until early in the 20th century. The cathedral was finally consecrated in 1904.

Admission free.
Wheelchair access.


Admission Free

Opening times:

Mass times: Monday to Friday 10:00, Saturday Vigil at 19:00; Sunday at 09:00, 11.00 and 17:30.
Phone to check opening times.
Guided tours can be booked in advance.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Armagh Visitor Information Centre
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Contact Details

Cathedral Road
County Armagh
BT61 7QY

Tel: (028) 3752 2813
Alt: (028) 3752 2638