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Welcome to Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork (Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross), Cork's Anglican Cathedral situated in the centre of Cork City, Ireland. Designed by William Burges and consecrated in 1870, the Cathedral lies on a site where Christian worship has been offered since the seventh century. We celebrate the 150th anniversary of the consecration of the pr​esent building located on its 7th century site beginning on 30th November 2020.

This website is designed to share with you the beauty and historic significance of the Cathedral’s architecture alongside its current life and witness of worship and service.

If you are planning a visit to Cork as pilgrim or tourist we invite you to visit the Cathedral.


Saturday 25th September 2021 - due to a Confirmation Service, the Cathedral will be closed to visitors all morning and will reopen at 2.00pm.

Keep up to date with the celebration of the Cathedral's 150th Anniversary of Consecration by clicking HERE


Due to Covid-19 regulations there will be two in-person services on Sundays at 11.15am - Sung Eucharist, and 3.30pm - Choral Evensong (maximum capacity 100 people until further notice.

The weekday (Mon-Sat) 12 noon said daily Eucharist has also resumed - maximum capacity in the Deans' Chapel is 8 people.

For live-streamed services see player below.

Saturday 25th September 2021 - The Feast of Saint Fin Barre

11.00a.m.   Confirmation Service

                   (Music by the Lay Vicar Choral (adults) of the Cathedral Choir)

                   (with congregation present - by invitation only)

Sunday 26th September 2021

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

The Sunday after the Feast of Saint Fin Barre

11.15a.m.    Patronal Festival Choral Eucharist 

                     - with congregation present (max. 100) (also live-streamed)

                    Celebrant:   Very Rev. Nigel Dunne (Dean of Cork)

                    Preacher:    Rev. Ted Ardis (Dean's Vicar)

                    Order of service is available here

2.15p.m.    Broadcast on the RTE News Channel

                   Patronal Festival Choral Eucharist for the Sunday after the Feast of Saint Fin Barre

                   Order of service is available here

3.30p.m.    Patronal Festival Choral Evensong

                   Marking the End of the Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Consecration

                   Preacher:  Very Rev. Nigel Dunne (Dean of Cork) 

                    - with congregation present (by invitation only) (also live-streamed)

                    Order of service is available here

A recording of the 11.15am and 3.30pm Sunday services and additional special occasions can also be viewed after livestream on the 'Recordings' or 'Featured Videos' tab below or on YouTube.

Direct link to our YouTube channel: Click here

The Way of the Cross with Saint Fin Barre: Gougane Barra to Cork

This virtual journey of prayer, readings, music and reflection begins at the source of the River Lee, at Gougane Barra, then along the Lee Valley to Cork, to the Cathedral.

The pilgrimage starts in Kilmocomogue Union of Parishes, located on the border of Gougane Barra, and then passes through Modiddy Union of Parishes and Carrigrohane Union of Parishes before arriving at St Fin Barre's.


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Thank you.