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The National Concert Hall, Dublin

The National Concert Hall ("An Ceoláras Náisiúnta" in Irish) is the principal national venue for classical music concerts in Ireland.

Originally built for the Dublin International Exhibition of 1865, the property was converted into the central building of University College Dublin (UCD) at the foundation of the National University of Ireland in 1908. When UCD began to relocate to a new campus at Belfield in the 1960s, part of the building was converted, and reopened as the NCH in 1981. Since then, the structure has been shared with UCD. In 2005 it was announced that UCD is to relocate all of its faculties to Belfield in the short term, allowing the NCH to develop a major expansion plan on the entire site, bringing it in line with international peers.
Today the national Concert Hall is one of Ireland's National Cultural Institutions, under the management of the Irish Government's Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism and is grant-aided by the Irish Government. The NCH is a statutory corporate body, with a management team, and a Government-appointed Board.

Opening Times

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Ticket Prices

Disabled Facilities

Limited seats are available in the stalls for wheelchair users and their companions. Please contact the Box Office on 00 353 (0) 1 417 0000 for information.

Patrons who are hard of hearing may wish to contact the Box Office when booking their seats to benefit from the National Concert Hall’s induction loop system.

Patrons with special needs are asked to advise the Box Office when booking. Programmes for visually impaired patrons are available from the Marketing Office two weeks before each National Concert Hall own promotion concert. .
PLEASE NOTE: The National Concert Hall does not have a lift, therefore access to the Yellow Balcony, Green and Red Side Balconies and the Choir Balcony is by stairs only.

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Telephone: 00 353 (0) 1 417 0000
Email: info@nch.ie

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