St Audoen's Church

St Audoen's Church, the arch at the entrance and the park, Dublin City, County Dublin
  • Free to visit
  • Rainy days
Situated in the heart of Dublin’s Old City, St Audoen’s is the capital’s only remaining medieval parish church. It is dedicated to St Ouen, the 7th-century bishop of Rouen and patron saint of Normandy.

St Audoen’s Church is found in the heart of the old medieval city of Dublin and is the only remaining parish church of its time.

Inside, visitors can see part of the building still in use as a parish church of the Church of Ireland. They can view the 17th century memorials to the Sparke and Duff families and the 15th-century effigial tomb to Baron Portlester and his wife. The Guild Chapel of St Anne also houses an award-winning exhibition on the importance of St Audoen's in the life of the medieval city.

The newly renovated park is dedicated to the children who died in the 1916 Uprising. It contains fun stations where all ages can play with sound.

There is partial access for visitors with disabilities. Toilet facilities. Offers free guided tours during the busy season.

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