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St Fin Barre's Cathedral

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Address: Dean St, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: (+353) (0)21 4963387
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Description: A stately 19th-century cathedral dedicated to the patron saint of Cork.
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Beautiful Cathedral

Located close to the city this is a "Do Not Miss" landmark. Externally it is a beautiful structure but it is when you go inside to see the historical stories of the stain glass... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Located close to the city this is a "Do Not Miss" landmark. Externally it is a beautiful structure but it is when you go inside to see the historical stories of the stain glass windows that you realise the history and architecture of the cathedral. If you are lucky you may be there for organ and choir practice.

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Waterville, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

St Finbars , is a beautifull , and historic Church, Well maintained , with very attractive stained glass windows ,Great acoustics .It was the peal of bells ringing that was a really good experience for me .really

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

What a stunning church inside and out the whole story of of the old and new testament told in stunning stain glass windows we were lucky enough to hear the the acoustics being tested by the church choir practicing very uplifting not to be missed

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Thomastown, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

we were told it was possible to go into the cathedral but it was closed when we went............ early evening, we thought that being a cathedral it would have been open until later.

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Taylorsville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My son in law and his father are named Fin Barre, his father lived most of his life in Coraigh, we couldn't miss this coming from the U.S. Structures such as this are older than my country and simply spectacular pieces of art that have withstood the test of time.

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Huntsville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Our group visited this truly special architectural space recently. The touch of William Burges is to be seen in virtually every aspect of this wonderful place. The overall reverence of this cathedral contributes to its role as a center of Christian worship. For those of you who are interested in the work of Burges as architect and designer, this is... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A cathedral has been on this site since 7th century. Present cathedral was consecrated in 1870. Designed by William Burges, an avid follower of 13th century French Gothic architecture, the exterior is a sight to behold - stunning. There is a pipe organ with almost 4000 pipes. 5 Euros entry fee is well worth paying in order to visit this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A lovely cathedral in Cork Ireland. Unique in its own way and definitely worth visiting if you are in Cork, Ireland

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My partner and myself love going to Cobh and especially visiting St Fin Barres Cathedral. It is a most wonderful building full of architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited on a clear blue day. St. fin barre's cathedral against a backdrop of clear blue sky was magical. It picked out the marvelous architecture. Looking at both the outside and inside was a pleasure to behold, but we only had a few day to enjoy all the attractions of cork during our visit so neded to move on. We... More 

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Additional Information about St Fin Barre's Cathedral

Address: Dean St, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: (+353) (0)21 4963387
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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