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St Fin Barre's Cathedral

Dean St, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 496 3387
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A stately 19th-century cathedral dedicated to the patron saint of Cork.
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Dean St, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 496 3387
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here with my husband on a cold but sunny day at the end of November. It was €5 to get in which seems slightly steep but it's to help to keep the Cathedral renovated etc. so we didn't mind. The man that sold...More

Thank Ciara19
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awe inspiring figures on display on the external walls of the church, marble from Cork and Connamara,Cork marble seam has now finished its a beautiful red mottled marble,great mosaic on the floor and font is striking,also roof is amazing,and it also has a great sense...More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set up high on a hill overlooking Spike Island this place dominates the skyline. Really impressive inside and out with lots of stained glass windows. Well worth a visit.

Thank billyboy212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly beautiful church with information provided so you know what you're looking at if you're not religious (like me). 3 euro entry, includes prayer candle to light, which was nice.

Thank Jeanette C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful cathedral. There are some historical signs outside. The grounds are nice. We didn't pay the 5 euros each to go inside. It is right close to Fort Elizabeth. Go out the back gate and turn right up the stairs and then...More

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit the church after visiting Elizabeth fort. The history is amazing! Even though only 150 years approx old, it is stunning.

Thank feeskii
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Beautiful well preserved gothic church in the heart of the city. Easy street parking nearby. Wonderful staff who answered all my questions. 5 Euro donation for entrance. The self guided tour is extremely informative - the church is filled with beautiful art, stained glass windows,...More

Thank theresaw
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting but brief visit to this interesting Cork landmark - the spires rise over the city - church is old and pays tribute to many Cork residents - staff is friendly - 5 euro donation

Thank KathLivChar
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Had to be satisfied with a quick peek inside as they were holding a service. Definitely worth seeing while in Cork.

Thank JKorW
Reviewed 19 October 2017

St. Fin Barre is a beautiful cathedral inside and out. The beauty is matched by its interesting history. A small entrance fee is required but well worth it. The staff and brochure were helpful.

Thank Delnor N
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Laura M
7 June 2017|
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Response from Nigel D | Property representative |
Yes, we have reserved spaces for special parking
Katie C
23 April 2017|
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Response from Don F | Reviewed this property |
Hard to answer - 20 mins to 2 hours ???