Emly Cathedral

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Emly Cathedral
52°27′47″N 8°21′06″W / 52.463168°N 8.351562°W / 52.463168; -8.351562 (Emly Cathedral)
LocationEmly, Co Tipperary
DenominationChurch of Ireland
DioceseDiocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry
ProvinceProvince of Dublin

Emly Cathedral,[1] is a former cathedral in the Republic of Ireland. It was formerly in the Diocese of Emly,[2] then the Archdiocese of Cashel[3] and then the Diocese of Cashel and Waterford[4] It was destroyed by fire in 1192,[5] again in 1827[6] and by 1876 was completely disused.[7]


  1. ^ "A New History of Ireland" T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F.J. Byrne and Cosgrove, A: Oxford, OUP, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  2. ^ Brady 1876, The Episcopal Succession in England, Scotland and Ireland, volume 2, p. 39.
  3. ^ "Fasti ecclesiae Hibernicae : the succession of the prelates and members of the Cathedral bodies of Ireland" Vol 1 p11 Cotton,H: Dublin : James Charles & Son, 1878
  4. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (Third ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 381–382. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  5. ^ "Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the prelates Volume 1" Cotton, H. p86 Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1848–1878
  6. ^ "The Cathedrals of the Church of Ireland" Day, J.G.F./ Patton, H.E. p123: London, SPCK, 1932
  7. ^ Hansard