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The former St. Mary’s Church of Ireland is one of the earliest examples of a galleried church in Dublin. Built at the beginning of the 18th century, it boasts many outstanding features, such as the Renatus Harris built organ and a spectacular stained glass window. Important historical figures associated with St. Mary’s include Arthur Guinness, Sean O’Casey, Wolfe Tone, John Wesley, Jonathan Swift and George Frederic Handel.
St. Mary’s closed in 1964 and lay derelict for a number of years. Beautifully restored, it is now a café, bar and restaurant.
A self-guided tour is available in The Church everyday between 11.00 am and 4.00 pm. You can use this comprehensive leaflet (in a variety of languages) to guide you through your visit.
The Church Café, Bar and Restaurant, Junction of Mary St & Jervis St, Dublin 1.
Tel: 01 828 0102.