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St. Peter and Paul's Church

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Peaceful Contemplation

The building is a beautiful work of art. It's probably the best Cork City Centre has to offer... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2019
TravelLife19
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Englewood, Florida
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Amazing cathedral

Located right in the middle of the city center and offers a moment of peace and tranquility from... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2019
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

The building is a beautiful work of art. It's probably the best Cork City Centre has to offer although St Finbars Cathedral gets the limelight. Its a very nice place to have peaceful calm and take a moment away from the hustle and bustle.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

Located right in the middle of the city center and offers a moment of peace and tranquility from the busy streets outside.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Attended Sunday services while in Cork on vacation. Beautiful church. Service was to the point. Very gracious congregation.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

This is a very grand church, with a far lovelier interior than St Fin Barre's Cathedral, stunning stained glass windows and hugely ornate ceiling. Took us a few minutes more than anticipated to find the Church given it’s location off Paul Street, but it was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019

This church is beyond belief. I had a lovely chat with the volunteers working that day and they were very knowledgeable about the history of the church. The detail craftsmanship is the testament of what spiritually motivated men can create.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019

St Peter and St Paul's Church is a very pretty church in a very nice town. I enjoyed taking a short rest at the church between the market and museums. The church is not spectacular as some cathedral's around Europe but it is still very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

I went here kind of to fill up some time at the end of a few days in Cork. I didn't set aside a bunch of time, thought I would just drop in go 'ooh aah' and leave. Didn't happen. The church is so beautiful...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank thebillkelso
Reviewed February 8, 2019

This is a lovely Church to visit, excellent location just off Patrick Street. It has a lovely Shrine to St. Pio. With total respect, I would suggest to the prayer group to cease as their loud praying is off putting to those who want to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

AW Pugin churches are usually particular favourites of mine, and this one's a gem. Other than the change made as a result of Vatican II (the congregation facing altar), this is pretty much unreconstructed, and very Victorian Gothic. Lots of dark wood, and carvings. A...More

Date of experience: June 2018
7  Thank SorchaBelfast
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I was especially interested in this Church as my ancestors were married here. Paddy from the church office was able to obtain a copy of the original marriage certificate which I was so grateful for.

Date of experience: September 2018
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They speak Americanish there. I think you’ll be ok.
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I think you should be welcome in any church whether christian or not. Easter is going to be very full as it is the highest holiday, and I advise arriving an hour or two before to get a seat. To be polite, I would sit to... More
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