The Iconic Rock of Cashel

The Rock of Cashel, a spectacular group of Medieval buildings, can be found in the heart of Ireland in Co. Tipperary. Visitors will have the opportunity to view all of the famous buildings and sites 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.

It is the site of the conversion of Aenghus the King of Munster by St. Patrick in the 5th century AD. Before the Norman invasion to Ireland, The Rock of Cashel was the seat of the High Kings of Munster. Today, there is very little structural evidence of the High Kings reign there. However, one will find beautiful buildings and art work that date from the 12th and 13th centuries as stated above.

The Rock of Cashel has been described by many as having one of the most remarkable collections of Celtic Art and medieval architecture.

The Rock of Cashel will be open to the public shortly again in 2013. See below for a detailed list of opening times and admission prices. This is one location not to be missed while on your Ireland vacations.

Opening Times:
Mid March to Mid June, daily 9.30am – 5.30pm
Mid June to Mid September 9.00am – 7.00pm
Mid September to Mid October 9.00am – 5.30pm

Mid October to Mid March 9.00am – 4.30pm
Last admission: 45 minutes prior to closure

Tel: 062 61437 / Fax: 062 62988  or email

Ticket Prices:

Adult – €5.30

Senior Citizen – €3.70

Student (valid I.D.) – €2.10

Family – €11.50

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