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Down Cathedral and Saint Patrick's Grave

Down Cathedral is a Church of Ireland cathedral. It stands on the site of a Benedictine Monastery, built in 1183. Saint Patrick's remains are buried in the graveyard. Magnificent stain glass windows, box pews and beautiful organ case enhances this interesting building. Souvenir shop and toilet facilities.

Guided Tours available by prior arrangement.

See highlights of Voices of Ireland's Celebrate St Patrick Concert at Down Cathedral, part of Downpatrick's 2015 Saint Patrick's Day Festival:

Opening times

Monday - Saturday 09:30 - 16:00

Sunday - 14:00 - 16:00

Price list

Admission free.

Charge for tours (by prior arrangement only).

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Down Cathedral and Saint Patrick's Grave

English Street
County Down
BT30 6AB
Phone number
T: (028) 4461 4922

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