Directions & how to find Saint Columba's Church

Saint Columba's Church is on Church Road, Swords, in North County Dublin. The church and the towers are some 150 metres or a minute or two's walk from the main street of Swords town. Because the church and its towers are on a hill above the town centre, it is very easy to find them from any point in Swords. Just look up. :)

To get to Saint Columba's by bus: Take a bus from the city centre to the main street of Swords. Bus timetables and a route planner can be viewed on the Dublin Bus website.

To get to Saint Columba's by car: Swords is situated about 9 km north of Dublin City, via Swords Road, and easily reachable off the M1 Dublin to Belfast Motorway. Swords is well signposted on both routes. It's about eight minutes drive from Dublin Airport. A limited amount of car parking is available free in the church grounds and adjacent to the church gate. Precise directions from your location can be found on the the AA website by using the free AA Route Planner service.

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Enter these co-ordinates into your sat nav to find the church:

N 53° 27.454 W 006° 13.444


The round tower beside Saint Columba's Church is a Geocache location. Read more about the art of Geocaching.


To arrange a tour, call Andrea on +3531 845 3984 or send an email to reachandrea@gmail.com. Tours are free. A donation to the Restoration fund would be much appreciated.