King's Inns

The Honorable Society of King’s Inns, where old and new merge together, makes a magnificent and historic setting for almost any occasion. Founded in 1541 under a charter from Henry VIII, King’s Inns is Ireland’s oldest legal institution and oldest School of Law. Designed by James Gandon and located on Dublin’s Constitution Hill, King’s Inns is a key example of Ireland’s Georgian architectural heritage.

It is also one of Ireland’s most interesting social venues, built on a tradition of collegiality and fine dining. A truly unique venue, our building is both grand and inviting, as are the surrounding gardens and courtyard. King’s Inns has been the setting for some special events and celebrations over the years’ for both private and corporate use including; conferences and award ceremonies, exhibitions, training sessions, business gatherings, gala dinners, weddings, partnerships and civil ceremonies, and many international cinema and television productions. The Inns has over 200 years of experience in hosting and welcoming guests.

Claire Hanley, our food and events partner coordinates and organises all the events and celebrations at King’s Inns. Claire and her team will captivate the atmosphere that’s personal to you, the client. Their service philosophy is based on three guiding principles, the use of high-quality local ingredients, personal attention to detail and above all the ability to listen to their clients. They like to think that their clients and customers are friends of theirs and they treat them that way.

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Claire Hanley
King’s Inns, Henrietta Street, Dublin 1, Ireland


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Meeting Room NameRoom
DimensionsRoom Setup & Maximum CapacityMeeting
Dining Hall276 square sq metre24m x 11.5m (8m) metre300100250-200

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Benchers’ Room86 square sq metre12m x 7m (5) metre6030303055

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Bar Room and Junior Common Room44 square sq metre8m x 5.5m (5m) metre3020202025

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