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Fantadtic church and nice celebration of the priest on Sunday. Inside is little bit dark, but it is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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A restful and reflective place,

One of the oldest Churches in Cork, the Dominican Church is a wonderful example of the architecture... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Saint Mary's Church Popes Quay, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantadtic church and nice celebration of the priest on Sunday. Inside is little bit dark, but it is not important. Darkness helps to take concentration

Thank MattR476
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the oldest Churches in Cork, the Dominican Church is a wonderful example of the architecture of that period in Cork after Catholic Emancipation. its high pillars and majestic entrance give it an elegance and sense of the Sacred. The high ceiling and ornate...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This church is one of Cork City's hidden gems. Magnificent ceilings and alter. Well worth a visit. Fantastic choir sing at Sunday mass.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

This is a beautiful church a lot of tourist visit here if you are lucky you will hear the priest chanting

1  Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This church is more modern than others we visit in Cork and this was the last of a group of three we visit. Nort Cathedral , st. Annes and now st,Mary´s all in a short walk. We liked them all but like we said this...More

1  Thank KristjanandYr
Reviewed 30 March 2017

St Mary's Dominican church is a knock out for its beautiful architecture and artistry as a place of worship.The majesty of its exterior and interior is exceptional. It is worth a visit to see what Roman Catholics built in the early 19th century after hundreds...More

1  Thank rfmcnulty
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a functioning Dominican church. Within, you can see the marble pillars that were initially intended to be the organ gallery of St Pauls cathedral in London. There is a lovely shrine to the right of the main altar, Our Lady of Graces. Well...More

Thank saravima
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

well maintened, peaceful, colourful and mystical place worth having a look at. just on the river, where at the moment me and my uncle are having a rest on the stairs on this lovely sunny day... beautiful empowering experience. :)

Thank Consuelo C
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Majestic building overlooking the river RiveLee just a small walk from city centre. A wonderful temple to God constructed between 1832 and 1839 with the portico and apse built later on in that century. It was designed by a local architect Kearns Deane a Protestant...More

1  Thank conballinora
Reviewed 9 January 2016

While in town recently with my Mother we decided to visit St Mary's church. It was quite at the time as it was between mass times. The altar is beautiful and the ceilings are magnificent. It was a nice peaceful experience and hopefully we will...More

1  Thank Caroline D
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