Cathedral Church of St. Fachtna

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Ross Cathedral
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DenominationChurch of Ireland
History
DedicationSaint Fachtna
Administration
DioceseDiocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
ProvinceProvince of Dublin
Clergy
Bishop(s)Paul Colton
DeanC. L. Peters
ArchdeaconAdrian Wilkinson
Laity
Organist/Director of musicA. Cooke

The Cathedral Church of St. Fachtna, Ross, is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Rosscarbery, County Cork in Ireland. It is in the ecclesiastical province of Dublin.

Previously the cathedral of the Diocese of Ross,[1] it is now one of three cathedrals in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. Dating from the 1600's, it was extensively refurbished in the 19th century.

History[edit]

St Fachtna's is one of the smallest cathedrals in Ireland. It is the size of a typical parish church. [2]

The church is famous for its Irish Wolfhound mascot.

The Cathedral contains a fine set of six bells in the key of G, which are regularly rung.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Cathedrals of the Church of Ireland" Day, J.G.F./ Patton, H.E. p141: London, S.P.C.K., 1932
  2. ^ A History of the City and County of Cork by Mary Francis Cusack 1875
  3. ^ St Fachtna's Cathedral Roscarberry - BellringingIreland.org. [online] Bellringingireland.org. Available at: http://www.bellringingireland.org/index.php/st-fachtna-s-cathedral-roscarberry [Accessed 30 Apr. 2018].

Coordinates: 51°34′40.96″N 9°1′45.58″W / 51.5780444°N 9.0293278°W / 51.5780444; -9.0293278