Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral

Address: Bishop St., Cork

St. Finbarr is the founder and patron saint of Cork and Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral stands on the site of a monastery founded by him in the 7th century.

The cathedral itself was consecrated in 1870 and is still in use today as a place of worship. This impressive building can be seen from many places across the city and is a magnificent example of French-Gothic architecture.

Opening Times

Monday – Saturday: 09.30 – 17.30

Sunday: 12.30 – 17.00 (April – October only)

Bank Holidays: 09.30 – 17.00


Guided tours can be tailored to the group’s interests and amount of time. At least 30 minutes are recommended for the tour.