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All reviews well worth a visit few years harry clarke baptismal font holy family magnificent building blown away attention to detail in december beautiful place to visit longford town ashes craftsmanship mels cross damage mass
We stopped off a couple of weeks ago to view the refurbishment of the Cathedral after terrible fire it was beautiful - the baptismal font was breathtaking such a tranquil place - not too fond of the Windows I think they are too modern- delighted...More
Rebuilt recently after extensive damage following a fire on Christmas Day.St Mels is now even more beautiful than ever. Well worth a visit and guided tours available to make visit more worthwhile and to share some of the history associated with this very spiritual place.
This is a relatively new cathedral having been burnt to the ground in 2009 and rebuilt by 2014 but it is an exceptionally beautiful space that defies its age. Tranquil and peaceful interior with a great sense of inclusion.
We have visited this cathedral a few times on our yearly summer trip to Ireland. It’s beyond stunning. They rebuilt it a few years ago, after a very extensive fire. It’s stunning, glorious and beautiful. Well worth a visit. The marble, the carvings, the fine...More
Designed by J.B. Keane in 1840.
Construction was held up by the Great famine of 1845-47.
It has a traditional cruciform plan with Ionic colonnades- inspired by St. Paul's cathedral in London.
The campanile is by John Burke of 1860 which differs from the original...More