St. Mary's Cathedral, Kilkenny

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    So Green

    by LauraWest Updated Sep 16, 2007

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    St. Mary's Church is a beautiful old church and graveyard, right in the center of town. I recommend you stroll over to explore it. I didn't go inside. I was feeling shy about doing that, since the only person around was me.

    Yes, the grass really is this green!! I love this color! How can a church graveyard be more perfect...?

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    St Mary’s Cathedral

    by himalia11 Written Oct 3, 2004

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    St Mary's Cathedral

    This catholic cathedral was built in the 19th century in gothic style, so it’s no wonder that I thought it was older. At least this cathedral was opened in the evening, so we could visit the interior which is plain but nice!

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    St. Mary's Cathedral - 19th century gothic

    by yooperprof Written Aug 6, 2013
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    Built on the crest of a ridge, St. Mary's occupies a highly visible site in the lovely town of Kilkenny. In this two-Cathedral community, it is the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Ossory.

    The Cathedral was constructed between 1843 and 1857, a time period which encompassed the tragic years of the Famine - yet building this fine edifice was a priority, and it was completed on essentially on schedule. The building was designed by a Dublin-based architect, William Butler Deane, and is somewhat inspired by Gloucester Cathedral in England.

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    St. Mary's Cathedral

    by barryg23 Updated Jun 18, 2003

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    St. Mary's Cathedral

    St. Mary's Cathedral dominates the skyline and is visible from most roads leading into Kilkenny city. Just one of a number of the many churches in Kilkenny.

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