Mitchelstown Cave

Local nameMitchelstown Cave

Mitchelstown Cave is a limestone cave near Burncourt, County Tipperary, Ireland. Situated 12 kilometres from Mitchelstown, County Cork, it became the first cave in Ireland to be developed for the public in 1972.The cave is located in the townland of Coolagarranroe, off the R639 between Mitchelstown and Cahir. It is a privately owned local landmark and tourist destination, with a number of caverns open to the public through a guided tour. Noteworthy speleothems include the Tower of Babel column. The largest cavern, known as the Concert Hall, has hosted musical events including a performance by the Celtic Tenors.

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Mitchelstown Cave @ Omar Giacomelli

Opening hours

Dec, Jan: Sat, Sun: 10 am - 4 pm
Feb - May, Nov: daily 10 am - 4 pm
Jun - Aug: daily 10 am - 4:45 pm
Sep - Oct: daily 10 am - 4:30 pm

Entry to the cave is by guided tour. Tour times are arranged on arrival (min. of 2 adults per tour).


Adults: €9
Children (under 12): €3.50
Family: €20

More information and contact


Official Website

More information



Phone +353 52 7467246

Address Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Coordinates 52°18'14.148" N -8°6'30.846" E

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