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From Monday 29 June 2020, the Cathedral is open once more to public attendance at the liturgy. Please note the following special arrangements which apply until further notice.

The Celebration of Mass

Mass is celebrated on weekdays at 11:00am and 6:00pm only, and on Sundays at 8:30am (Gaeilge), 10:30am, 12:30pm and 6:00pm.

Holy Communion is given in the hand only.

Numbers Attending

In line with government regulations, a maximum of 50 people per section may be inside the building. A section is one of the following: the nave, the east transept, the retro-choir, and the west transept. Each section will be filled in order; please follow the instructions of the stewards.

People will be admitted on a first-come first-served basis.

To facilitate any who are not admitted, an external loudspeaker has been installed outside the Mortuary Chapel, and Holy Communion will be brought to the outer door of that chapel.

Mass will continue to be streamed via the webcam.

The Sunday obligation to attend mass has been suspended for the duration of this emergency.

Movement within the Cathedral

Entry to and exit from the Cathedral is via the appropriate door(s) for the section(s) in use. You must remain within the section in which you find yourself; you may not move to a different section.

Hand sanitiser is available at all doors - please use this as you enter and exit.

A face covering or face mask is recommended.

The Cathedral toilets are not available at present.

Other Services & Celebrations

The Sacrament of Confession continues to be available at the Cathedral doors on Saturday evenings between 7:00pm and 7:30pm. Physical distancing will be strictly observed.

The Monday evening Taizé holy hour takes place as usual at 8:00pm, subject to the same restrictions on numbers as for mass.

Eucharistic adoration will resume in due course.

Cathedral Bookshop

The bookshop is reopening from Monday 29 June.