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St Fin Barre's Cathedral
Bishop Street, Cork Route Planner
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Opening hours

Apr-Oct: Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm, Sun 12.30pm-5pm; Nov-Mar: Mon-Sat 10am-12.45pm, Sun 2pm-5pm

Description

This Anglican cathedral was designed by William Burges and built out of limestone in an exuberant French Gothic style in 1878. Its central spire rises to a height of 73m/240ft. Look out for the three carved porches on the west façade and, inside, the stained-glass windows and rich ambulatory depicting the life of Christ.

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