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St. Peter and Paul's Church

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A Must See in Cork

This church is beyond belief. I had a lovely chat with the volunteers working that day and they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Roger B
Canby, Oregon
Pretty Church in a Very Nice Town

St Peter and St Paul's Church is a very pretty church in a very nice town. I enjoyed taking a short... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is beyond belief. I had a lovely chat with the volunteers working that day and they were very knowledgeable about the history of the church. The detail craftsmanship is the testament of what spiritually motivated men can create.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roger B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St Peter and St Paul's Church is a very pretty church in a very nice town. I enjoyed taking a short rest at the church between the market and museums. The church is not spectacular as some cathedral's around Europe but it is still very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 February 2019

I went here kind of to fill up some time at the end of a few days in Cork. I didn't set aside a bunch of time, thought I would just drop in go 'ooh aah' and leave. Didn't happen. The church is so beautiful...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 February 2019

This is a lovely Church to visit, excellent location just off Patrick Street. It has a lovely Shrine to St. Pio. With total respect, I would suggest to the prayer group to cease as their loud praying is off putting to those who want to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 28 November 2018

AW Pugin churches are usually particular favourites of mine, and this one's a gem. Other than the change made as a result of Vatican II (the congregation facing altar), this is pretty much unreconstructed, and very Victorian Gothic. Lots of dark wood, and carvings. A...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

I was especially interested in this Church as my ancestors were married here. Paddy from the church office was able to obtain a copy of the original marriage certificate which I was so grateful for.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had a lovely visit here’s to light a candle and say a prayer. Beautiful altar, one of many lovely churches in Cork

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

We stepped into the church to light a few candles for friends and discovered a beautifully kept church. The building was well maintained, the stainglass windows are beautiful as well as the workwork and marble. It was a beautiful surprise and worth the stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DianaP4586
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t worth taking the train there and back to spend 10 minutes in the church. They have not maintained the exterior of the church. So many churches that are much more beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Imposing grey building. The glass panels a bit modern for me but still bright and illuminating. Not as intricate as cathedrals in Rome or Paris.

Date of experience: August 2018
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17 March 2015|
Response from Martha K |
I think you should be welcome in any church whether christian or not. Easter is going to be very full as it is the highest holiday, and I advise arriving an hour or two before to get a seat. To be polite, I would sit to... More