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Saint Francis Church

Saint Francis Church Liberty Street | Saint Francis Church, Cork T12 D376, Ireland
+353 21 427 0302
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this is a beautiful church you can enter from Liberty St or The North Main St there is Mass twice a... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Teresa S
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County Cork, Ireland
An Oasis of Calm when you really need one

No matter your religious beliefs or lack there of, this beautiful old church is well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
James O
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Cork, Ireland
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Saint Francis Church Liberty Street | Saint Francis Church, Cork T12 D376, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

this is a beautiful church you can enter from Liberty St or The North Main St there is Mass twice a day every day and the first Tuesday of every month we have Mass for the sick

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 15 November 2017

No matter your religious beliefs or lack there of, this beautiful old church is well worth a visit for so many reasons. It is large and ornate with many fantastic mosaics and sculptures however it is so much more than that. Be cognisant of the...More

1  Thank James O
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

From the outside this Francisan church looks enormous. Its so beautiful inside. Very high ceilings and lovely mosaics. Lots of Saint statues..including one of my favourite St Anthony. Very peaceful. Nice way to spend a few minutes with God.

Thank shelly-ann
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A 1950s (I think) and rather massive Roman Catholic church built in a Byzantine style. It looks like it belongs in a Mediterranean city not tucked behind a courthouse in a soggy Irish city! Everything about it is done on the grand and very ornamental...More

Thank beachcomber_ireland
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Reminds me of my childhood when my father insisted we go to church every Sunday. Good few people in there when I visited.

Thank LILLYPAT
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

But church near centre of town: separate from church has a building with office. It's a beautiful red building with double doors to enter - and the double doors are beautifully stained glass. Simple front like the other Franciscan churches I have seen this trip...More

Thank youke_worldwide
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is probably the most stunning place in Cork City. Outside of Italy, there is surely no more beautiful Church with extraordinary decor inside in the Italian terrazzo style. Try to remember, when you visit, that this a working and well used Church by local...More

Thank brendanst
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The church is hidden behind the Courthouse and has a very plain exterior but the mosaics inside are beautiful. If you are in the area drop in.

Thank Virginiaatf
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a red bricked domed church a few minutes away from Cork's main street, just behind the columned courthouse in Washington Street. It's a prayerful place with lots of side altars, not very old. It's owned by the Franciscan Friars.

Thank JERRYOSULLIVAN
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The Church of St. Francis has copper domes that have now turned green. The inside is not as ornate or stunning as some of the others in Cork, but it's worth visiting none the less.

1  Thank CCG1982
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