Mitchelstown Caves Ireland2

Mitchelstown Cave

Welcome to Mitchelstown Cave. Although the name can be deceptive Mitchelstown Cave is situated in County Tipperary over the border from Mitchelstown County Cork and is located on Ireland’s Ancient East. 40 minutes from Cork City and 20 minutes from the Rock of Cashel.

Take exits 11 or 12 on the M8.

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Mitchelstown Caves was discovered accidentally on the 3rd of May 1833, by Michael Condon who was quarrying limestone when he  dropped his crowbar into a crevice. He stooped down to pull out a few boulders to retrieve the bar, next minute he found himself looking down into a vast series of underground chambers, passages and caverns.


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In line with  Government Covid 19 restrictions Mitchelstown Cave is closed until the 29th October 2020.

Apologies to all who had planned on visiting.


Entry to the cave is by booking only. 


To make a booking please call  052 7467246 or (0) 87 1752385.


To ensure visitor safety and stop the spread of Covid 19 we have put in place following measures in line with HSE guidelines.

  • Face coverings are mandatory on guided tours. If you forget to bring a mask they can be purchased on arrival. Price €1 each.
  • Tours are running at a reduced capacity.
  • Entry to the cave will be by booking only.
  • Visiting parties must remain together at all times.
  • Visitors are asked to follow 2m social distancing, hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette.
  • Covid 19 information and social distance signs are in place to guide you safely around the site.
  •  2m social distance markings are in place throughout the cave and all touch points are sanitized after each tour.
  • Hand sanitizers are located at the entry and exit point and visitors are also asked to sanitize hands before beginning the tour.
  • All common touch points are cleaned and disinfected regularly. 
  • Our staff members have been fully trained to implement the new Covid 19 guidelines.

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