Opening Hours

Iveagh Gardens are open daily with the exception of December 25th and March 17th.

Monday to Saturday – 08:00 opening.
Sunday and Bank Holidays – 10:00 opening.

2023 Closing Times

Note: Closing times may change due to unforeseen circumstances.


Monday October 29th 16:30
Monday November 13th 16:00
Monday November 27th 15:30

2024 Closing Times

Note: Closing times may change due to unforeseen circumstances.


January 8th 16:00
January 22nd 16:30
February 5th 17:00
February 19th 17:30
March 4th 18:00
March 18th 18:30
March 31st 19:00
April 8th 19:30
May 19:30
June 19:30
July 19:30
August 12th 19:30
August 26th 19:30
September 9th 19:00
September 23rd 18:30
October 7th 18:00
October 21st 17:30
October 27th 16:30
November 11th 16:00
November 25th 15:30



Iveagh Gardens are located on Clonmel Street, off Harcourt Street in Dublin 2. Access is by Clonmel Street, Hatch Street, and to the rear of the National Concert Hall on Earlsfort Terrace.

Please note that there is no wheelchair access through the Concert Hall gate entrance.


Most buses serve the city centre, and stop near Iveagh Gardens. Check the Dublin Bus website for up to date schedules. The Luas tram green line also terminates nearby; get out at the stop for ‘St Stephen’s Green’.


There are no guided tours available at this site.


The average length of a visit to the gardens is one hour.


There is no charge for entry to Iveagh Gardens.

Photography / Video

Photography and video are permitted; contact us for permission for commercial or wedding photography.


Code of Conduct for Dog Owners

Also in the Area

St Stephen’s Green Park

Distance: 300m.

A related site, in both landscape design and history.

The Huguenot Cemetery

Distance: 700m.

Dating from 1693, this was a burial ground for French Huguenot refugees.

Trinity College Dublin

Distance: 1.1km

Visit the Book of Kells, Ireland’s greatest cultural treasure, and marvel at the Long Room, one of the world’s most beautiful libraries.

The National Library of Ireland

Distance: 900m.

Award-winning exhibitions, family history resources, and an impressive Victorian reading room.

You can also read about the history of the Gardens before your visit.

Find out about the Exhibition Palace and Winter Garden which stood on the site in the nineteenth century.