Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral

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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 present 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.


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 one in-person service on Sundays at 11.15am - Sung Eucharist (maximum capacity 50 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.

Sunday 25th July 2021

The Eighth Sunday after Trinity

11.15a.m.   Sung Eucharist - with congregation present (also live-streamed)

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

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

                  Order of service can be found here

Choral Evensong will return in September.

A recording of the 11.15am Sunday service 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.