St Macartin's Cathedral

Enniskillen, United Kingdom

St. Macartin's Cathedral stands on high ground overlooking the town of Enniskillen. It was completed in 1842 as St. Anne's Parish Church but rededicated as St. Macartin's Cathedral in 1923. It incorporates elements of a former church building and has a 45 m tower and spire. The tower houses a peal of ten bells, which can also be chimed to play tunes. The three manual tracker action organ consists of thirty-three electro-mechanically operated speaking stops, together with full pedal board and enclosed swell and choir division.

The dean and chapter of Clogher have their stalls in this cathedral and also at the senior cathedral in Clogher.

The first church building on the site was completed around 1627 as part of the original building of the town of Enniskillen. By 1832 that building had become structurally unsafe and was replaced by the present building, which was completed in 1842. The chancel was enlarged in 1889.

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Founded: 1842
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Jason & Catherine Lindsay (13 months ago)
Went for blood donation and it's a nice quiet area
Cyril Hunter (2 years ago)
My wife and I absolutely love viewing the Sunday morning service online and were fortunate enough to actually participate in the Cathedral a couple of weeks ago .
keith seville (3 years ago)
We attended the Family Nativity Service at 11am on Sunday December 8th 2019. What a lovely place it is to come back to. Warm welcome from the parishioners and from the Dean Ken Hall.
Graham (3 years ago)
If you like history go and have a walk around.
Catherine Robinson (3 years ago)
Very welcoming cathedral, The Big Sing event with multi choirs was terrific acoustics in this place amazing. Lovely people
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