On the site that was the entrance to medieval Cork, this compact, three-spire Gothic cathedral, which was completed in 1879, belongs to the Church of Ireland and houses a 3,000-pipe organ. According to tradition, St. Fin Barre established a monastery on this site around AD 650 and is credited with being the founder of Cork.
Jun 19, 2003
A good point to navigate the city from, Fin Barre's is central to the city. There is a handout (after paying 3 Euro) that talks of the several historical pieces. Classical stained glass windows around the sides give the building good light in the Irish sun. Not many paintings/tapistries that are traditional to other european cities.