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Went to see the Cathedral with my mother who lived in Enniscorthy as a child and was schooled... read more

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Beautifully restored Gothic cathedral in stunning location

This cathedral was built in the nineteenth century during the flourishing of the Oxford Movement... read more

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Saint Aidan’s Cathedral.A striking example of Pugin’s later period cruciform church. An exercise in perfect proportion, which endows an outwardly moderate sized structure with a soaring Gothic interior. Built in 1843 using locally sourced Ordovician...more
Main St., Enniscorthy, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to see the Cathedral with my mother who lived in Enniscorthy as a child and was schooled there. She was delighted to see the place again after many years and noted that she had played the organ there when she was at school.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cathedral was built in the nineteenth century during the flourishing of the Oxford Movement. It was designed by the convert Augustus Pugin. For many decades his intricate Gothic decoration had been covered over, but almost twenty years ago the cathedral was restored to its...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

St Aidan's Cathedral is a must do on your visit to Enniscorthy. The work of art on ceilings and walls are amazing.The feel of a very well looked after building is there,both inside and outside.Once outside you have the lovely view of Vinegar Hill overlooking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bernie G
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This cathedral is a oasis of peace. There are information snippets inside which are very informative. It is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clair N
Reviewed 19 August 2018

A group of us were lucky to have Mr AIDAN Ryan as a Guide who is very knowledgeable and just oozes enthusiasm about this building (and also the Atheneum). The stained glass is gorgeous and the atmosphere inside is a good one. Look out for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Absolute beauty of a cathedral in the centre of Enniscorthy and deceptively massive inside. Beautiful Gothic arches and gorgeous stained glass windows. There are a series of self guide panels dotted around the cathedral. The first one is outside the entrance and it is numbered...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Beautifully restored Pugin cathedral. It is situated in the centre of the town and is in walking distance of the castle.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Fionnuala G
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Our group easily voted this as the most beautiful cathedral we saw in Ireland. The refurbishments including archway painting true to the original patterns and designs were exceptional. Well worth our walk up from a riverside park.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank paulrgnz
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is a beautiful place with painted pillars and beautiful big stained glass windows. It is worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Stain glass masterpieces .. well worth a stop .. a very peaceful place to gather your thoughts .. nice art works here also.

Date of experience: May 2018
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