St Audoen's Church, Dublin 8

St Audoen's Church is one of the oldest existing churches in Dublin. It is a Norman church in the heart of the walled city and containing the oldest bells in Ireland dating from 1423 hanging in the tower.
St Audoen's Church is dedicated to St Ouen, the 7th centuary bishop of Rouen and patron saint of Normandy. It was built in 1190 to replace an earlier structure dedicated to St Colmcille. Its founders and successors were to be called the Guild or Fraternity of St. Anne.
The unroofed chancel and Portlester Chapel was also given a face lift as part of this major project. The Office of Public Works have recently restored and re-roofed St Ann's Guild Chapel, the blocked off south transept of the Church, which has been without a roof since 1826.
The Chapel is now in use as a visitor centre where visitors can view the 17th century memorials to the Sparke and Duff families and the 15th century effigial tomb to Baron Portlester and his wife.

Special Offers

December Special

Bed and Breakfast rate for December only!  Perfect for when you are coming to Dublin to shop, see a show or to meet friends.  The Dublin Christmas Market is on our doorstep, the Gaiety Panto is a two minute walk and the iconic Grafton Street is around the corner - you can't get a better location in Dublin city.

Gaiety Panto Rate

Special Bed and Breakfast rate for guests attending the Gaiety Panto show.  The Grafton Capital Hotel is only a 2 minute walk from the Gaiety and is the perfect match for your visit to the Panto!

4 Nights or more Special

Stay 4 nights or more and get a great discount, must be booked at least 60 days in advance.  Rate is room only, breakfast is available in the hotel.

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Guest Reviews


We really loved our stay and would stay with you again. Excellent location, comfortable room and ALL staff friendly and helpful. Thank you so much. The Frank family from Oklahoma

K. Duffy

Over the past 10 years I spend an average of 190 nights per annum in hotels throughout Europe and the USA, and the Trinity is my favourite hotel of all! The friendly staff and the accommodation make for an enjoyable stay.


Really nice hotel, staff very helpful. Bed very comfy and rooms nice and warm, would recommend it to all.

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