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Experience and Stage Great Events at Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral lies at the heart of the historic city of Dublin. The Cathedral’s historic building offer a perfect setting for a diverse range of events from Concerts and Recitals to Dinners and Product Launches.

Regardless of the type of event, our in-house events team will be happy to help in helping you make your event a success. We understand that when you’re planning an event, there’s a lot to think about, we offer a range of options to suit every style of event.




Hiring the Cathedral for Evening Concerts and Lunchtime Recitals

The Cathedral has excellent acoustics and provides a magnificent setting for a large number of musical events every year. We have hosted a variety of concerts, from choral, to orchestral to popular music featuring a wide selection of performers, both of an international and a local standard.

The Cathedral can accommodate both lunchtime and  evening concerts, and can seat up to 525 people for an evening concert. For evening concerts, posters and information will be displayed on the noticeboard, on the website and Facebook page once information has been provided. Performers are welcome to sell CDs, tapes and souvenirs on the day, by prior arrangement. We will provide a changing / storage space for performers at evening concerts only.



Online Event Ticketing

If you to sell concert or event tickets online via our website, and require an online ticket provider, we can introduce you to our provider you can have your event profiled and your tickets online ready for sale within 24 hours. Ask us!


We want your event to be a success!

In order to ensure that it all goes smoothly, we will ask you to:

  • Nominate a key contact, a non-performer, for us to work with on a day-to-day basis
  • Send us a completed booking form
  • Send us the required insurance details
  • The agreed deposit when your booking has been accepted
  • Agree any use of your own electrical equipment, lighting or fixtures with us beforehand
  • Comply in full with our Health and Safety policy

For more information on an evening concert contact Shawn at shawn@christchurch.ie and for lunchtime recitals contact Sophie at sophie.gough@christchurch.ie



Corporate Events

Whether it be a standing reception, gala dinner or product launch Christ Church Cathedral is the perfect venue for your corporate event. A wonderful and unique venue to host, our experienced team is ready to help you create the best event possible. Our cathedral nave and the crypt can be hired together or separately and we offer musical recitals to keep guests entertained too.

Please contact Shawn at shawn@christchurch.ie or call 01 677 8099 for further details




Crypt Hire

The crypt is extremely popular for a wide range of corporate functions from dinners and product launches to receptions.

Celebrate your event in the oldest structure in Dublin, steeped in tradition and lit by candle light. Each event at Christ Church Cathedral Crypt is completely individual and our Event Coordinator will work with you directly to ensure that your event is an evening to remember.

With its stone walls and 11th Century Medieval interior, it offers an evening with a difference for those seeking a private, intimate and elegant evening.

It contains underfloor heating, air conditioning and can accommodate up to 140 comfortably for a seated dinner , and up to 250 for a standing reception

The price of hiring the Crypt depends on the length of the reception and the time of year. Please note that the fees are charged starting from setting up for the event until locking of the Cathedral. Should events run over the time specified, charges will be applied as indicated.

We have a panel of preferred caterers who we feel perfectly complement the space at Christ Church Cathedral. They are also competitively priced for such a high standard that we feel very confident in recommending them.

If you would like to see the Crypt just drop Shawn a mail at events@christchurch.ie and we would be delighted to show you around. Please note that we only host corporate events here.




Music Room Hire

The Music Room is a beautiful stately room that was completely renovated in 2014. It has built-in PA facilities including a projector and screen, sound system and roving microphones. The Music room is available Monday & Friday, September – June and Monday – Saturday, July & August.

With its 1 interior, it offers an event with a difference as opposed to general function rooms. It can accommodate up to 100 comfortably for a fully seated theatre style event.

The price of hiring the Music Room is dependent on the length of time required.

If you would like to see the Music Room just drop us a mail at events@christchurch.ie and we would be delighted to show you around.




Filming at Christ Church Cathedral

The cathedral has been used as a setting for many documentaries and films. The television series ‘The Tudors’ was filmed here over a number of years, using the cathedral, the crypt and the chapter house. For more information on using the cathedral as a location for filming, please contact  Shawn on shawn@christchurch.ie