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St. Peter and Paul's Church

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A lovely example of a Pugin church

AW Pugin churches are usually particular favourites of mine, and this one's a gem. Other than the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
A beautiful Church.

I was especially interested in this Church as my ancestors were married here. Paddy from the church... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Thank Lrp62
Reviewed 2 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
Thank Mirtha
Reviewed 23 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 14 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
Thank SydnTooli
Reviewed 23 August 2018

There's something about this Church which is near impossible to put into words. There's the peaceful atmosphere like a quiet oasis in the heart of the city where you can just sit and totally relax. The Church itself is the Parish Church of Cork inner...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It is a nice church. It was a 4 min. walk from my hotel. ( The Metropole Hotel ; see other review ).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Denis L
Reviewed 30 July 2018

My husband and I visited the church for the Sunday morning Mass in Irish. We do not speak a word of Irish, but the Catholic Mass is universal, so we thought we could follow along. The church is absolutely beautiful, with lots of intricate wood...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank LeRoyFam
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Nice to get away from the busy streets. Some beautiful wooden carvings in the church. Nice and central with good cafes nearby.

Date of experience: July 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