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St. Fin Barre's Cathedral

St. Fin Barre's Cathedral Review

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 as being the founder of Cork.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Bishop St., Washington Village, Cork City, Co. Cork | Map It
  • Phone: 021/496–3387
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 9:30–5:30 year round; Sun 12:30–5, Apr.–Nov. only
  • Website:
  • Location: Cork City
Updated: 02-20-2013

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