About the Grand Lodge

The Grand Lodge of Ireland is the second most senior Grand Lodge in the world and the oldest in continuous existence.  We welcome you to this website which will serve you as a guide to our fraternity and is intended to assist you in finding the answers to some common questions.

If you wish to book a tour of Freemasons’ Hall in Dublin, or if there is any information you require that you cannot find here, please contact us for assistance. Read More


Public Tours

Tours of the Grand Lodge of Ireland are available at 2.30 p.m. each weekday, subject to availability, during the months of June, July and August and the contribution is €5 per person. Please contact the Library and Museum who will be able to confirm that tours are running on the day of your visit.

Outside these times, tours for groups of 12 people or more can be arranged by contacting us here.

Our Museum is open to the public all year round, Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Masonic Charities

Benevolence has always been the cornerstone of Freemasonry. Goodwill to all and a desire to help those less fortunate are fundamental principles of the Masonic Fraternity and therefore, charitable giving is a major part of membership of the Freemasons.

Our members engage in acts of benevolence in a variety of ways, either through simple gestures such as gift giving, or through the raising of monies for a variety of funds which help a wide variety of people. Read More