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President of Ireland

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Tours & Visits

OPW Guided Tours

OPW guided tours of the main reception rooms of Áras an Uachtaráin are available almost every Saturday all year round. Each tour takes about an hour and tours are free of charge. Tickets are issued on a first-come-first-served basis from the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre on Saturdays. Group and/or advance booking is not possible.

The Phoenix Park Visitor Centre (01 677 0095) is open daily from 9.30am to 5pm. Tours of Áras an Uachtaráin are at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, and 3.30pm.

Occasionally, due to State and/or Official Business it is not possible to accommodate Public Tours. Please visit this website for updates.

Áras an Uachtaráin is closed from 24th to 26th December.

Áras an Uachtaráin Garden Tours 2017

“Garden Tours” will commence on Saturday 15th July 2017.

The Garden Tours are subject to weather conditions and last some 25 minutes.

For information about Tour start times please contact the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre (01 677 0095) 

School Visits

Áras an Uachtaráin welcomes a limited number of primary and secondary school classes to visit the President’s official residence during the school year. Teachers and/or class representatives can enquire about school visits by emailing info@president.ie or calling 01 6171000 during office hours.

Community Groups

Áras an Uachtaráin welcomes a limited number of community groups to visit the President’s official residence throughout the year, subject to State and Official business. Community representatives wishing to enquire about visits can contact info@president.ie or call 01 6171000 during office hours.