St Colman’s Cathedral
St Colman’s Cathedral
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  • TigerTina301
    New Orleans, Louisiana1,588 contributions
    Gorgeous Church Inside & Outside
    Gorgeous church on the outside and the inside. We showed up on a Sunday at 11am (mass was at 10am) right as a funeral was starting so we didn't get to walk around inside, but we stepped in for a minute before we realized it was a funeral. Not sure why the church didn't close the doors to tourists, but we were happy to have at least seen inside. Very well kept grounds and just beautiful all around. Definitely worth visiting!
    Visited May 2023
    Written July 1, 2023
  • Kavo85
    Dublin, Ireland806 contributions
    Spectacular
    St Colmans is probably one of the most spectacular cathedrals ive seen on the island of Ireland & up there with some of the best ive seen across Europe. Free to enter with a local guide onsite to give you a few snippets of history. Beware though as the cathedral is at the top of the big hill and the walk might be a little taxing for some.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written August 17, 2023
  • family4vacation
    Lewis Center, Ohio65 contributions
    A Beautiful and Astounding Cathedral
    If you are already in Cobh, I can't imagine being there and not touring this magnificent cathedral. Truly astounding in size, scope, detail, and beauty. We visited so many churches during our Ireland vacation and this one truly stood out as the most amazing. We really were blown away with everything about this Cathedral. Worth visiting!
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 1, 2023
  • lindsey c
    Missoula, Montana73 contributions
    Incredibly Ornate Catholic Cathedral still in use
    This is a BEAUTIFUL space, and incredibly ornate (over the top ornate) it’s clear no expense was spared. I would love to know who paid for it, who designed it and at what cost to the community. I wish we could have caught a tour. It’s still in use, and I would love to have known a bit more about its history. Worth a peak… but really is excessive for a worship space.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written November 23, 2023
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lindsey c
Missoula, MT73 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
This is a BEAUTIFUL space, and incredibly ornate (over the top ornate) it’s clear no expense was spared. I would love to know who paid for it, who designed it and at what cost to the community.

I wish we could have caught a tour.

It’s still in use, and I would love to have known a bit more about its history.

Worth a peak… but really is excessive for a worship space.
Written November 23, 2023
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Toronto, Canada157 contributions
Sep 2022 • Family
We took the Cobhconnect bus from st Patrick’s quay. It was reasonable at €6 return for adults and €4 for students. The bus was comfortable and the way to the cathedral was beautiful. The cathedral is stunning with amazing views. It is very quiet and peaceful. The location around has picturesque multi coloured houses and is an easy walk to the waterfront from there to the Titanic visitor centre which too is worth a visit.
Written September 27, 2022
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RJSquidly
Oundle, UK46 contributions
Dec 2019 • Family
We didn’t even make it inside (one of the kiddos wasn’t feeling well), and it was still one of the highlights of our trip. Between the scenic drive there, to the absolutely picturesque location, to one of the most stunning cathedrals that I’ve ever seen. If you’re in the area, don’t miss it.
Written January 2, 2020
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family4vacation
Lewis Center, OH65 contributions
Sep 2023 • Couples
If you are already in Cobh, I can't imagine being there and not touring this magnificent cathedral. Truly astounding in size, scope, detail, and beauty. We visited so many churches during our Ireland vacation and this one truly stood out as the most amazing. We really were blown away with everything about this Cathedral. Worth visiting!
Written October 1, 2023
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geneb1952
Saint Louis, MO21 contributions
Sep 2019
While staying in Cork, we did a day trip to Cobh (which is less than 3 miles from Cork). A beautiful town by the sea with quaint shops galore, friendly people.

There is plenty to see and do in Cobh. Plenty of free parking around the village and all kinds of places to grab a bite or drink.

One of the largest and most beautiful Cathedrals we've ever seen was St. Colman's Cathedral.It was some of the most outstanding architecture and wonderful stained glass windows. On the outside, it had sculptures of all the st.s above the entrance door. Even a couple gargoyles which I assume represented demons. You could see the cathedral from any point in town as it sat on top of the hill in town and was so large you couldn't miss it.

Cobh was another of the places we were glad we saw and had so much to offer. It made for a wonderful day trip.
Written October 3, 2019
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James G
109 contributions
Mar 2019
We stopped in Cobh and walked up to the Cathedral. Placed on the hill it gives you great views of the city, harbor and the Titanic pier. The cathedral itself is very beautiful with great woodwork in the ceiling, a great organ and stained glass window. I heartily recomend the walk up.
Written August 20, 2019
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Lisa L
Prospect, CT217 contributions
Jul 2019 • Couples
We quite by accident went to St. Colman's on the way down to the Cobh waterfront. Absolutely stunning. We were mesmerized by the architecture. Definitely worth stopping in for a few minutes to appreciate this structure.
Written August 1, 2019
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Sean Fleming
Christchurch, New Zealand740 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
On a trip to Cobh we took a walk up the hill to see the cathedral. This structure dominated the landscape by looking over the town.

Unlike some churches/cathedrals it’s free to enter.

Everything about this place is stunning. So much skilled and detailed work has gone into it. From the outside stonework and carvings to the inside woodwork, stain glass and stonework.

Truly beautiful.
Written July 9, 2019
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Penarth, UK182 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
A beautiful building with great architecture set upon a hill and worth the walk to it. There is A fab view across the sea. The stained glass windows are wonderful and would totally recommend you visit here.
Written May 10, 2019
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AOH member JC
5 contributions
Jun 2019
Impressive cathedral, beautiful interior, great carrilon. It's worth the climb up the hill on foot for sure.
Written December 10, 2019
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