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

Public tours of Freemasons’ Hall are available at 3.00 p.m. every weekday. Booking is not required and the contribution is 5 euros per person.

It is not possible to hold tours when there are major events, some of which are arranged at short notice. Therefore, if you are making a special trip to Freemasons' Hall, please contact us to make sure that tours are running on the day of your visit.

We are offering special tours for the Dublin Festival of History on 25th, 26th and 29th September, and 2nd, 3rd and 6th October. To book tours on these days, click HERE

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