St. John's Cathedral, Cashel

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The Cathedral Church of St. John the Baptist and St. Patrick's Rock, Cashel
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52°30′38″N 07°53′23″W / 52.51056°N 7.88972°W / 52.51056; -7.88972Coordinates: 52°30′38″N 07°53′23″W / 52.51056°N 7.88972°W / 52.51056; -7.88972
Location John's St., Cashel, Co. Tipperary
Country Ireland
Denomination Church of Ireland
Website www.cashel.anglican.org/cashel.shtm
History
Dedication Saint John the Baptist and Saint Patrick's Rock
Architecture
Style Georgian
Completed 1784
Administration
Diocese United Dioceses of Cashel Ferns and Ossory
Province Province of Dublin & Cashel
Clergy
Bishop(s) Bishop of Cashel Ferns and Ossory
Dean The Very Reverend Gerald G Field
Precentor Dean of Waterford
Archdeacon The Venerable C Long
Laity
Organist/Director of music Mrs M Thompson

Saint John the Baptist and Saint Patrick's Rock is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Cashel, County Tipperary in Ireland. It is in the ecclesiastical province of Dublin.

Previously the cathedral of the Diocese of Cashel, it is now one of six cathedrals in the United Dioceses of Cashel Ferns and Ossory.

Ecclesiastical history[edit]

The historic cathedral on the Rock of Cashel was closed for worship in 1721. Meanwhile, the old parish church of St John was removed and the present Georgian cathedral completed in 1784. Its famous Samuel Green organ was built in 1786.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ St Peter the Rock Cathedral, Cashel. Retrieved on 8 January 2008.