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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david mcwhirter (7 months ago)
Was there for Enniskillen Comic Fest.
wendy fawcett (8 months ago)
It's my church iv attended all my life,I was at my nephews confirmation recently in it.great crowd and fantastic minister,it's absolutely beautiful inside.
Michael Fisher (11 months ago)
A Cathedral full of history.
Mary Fernandes (12 months ago)
Just beautifull
Richard Scott (2 years ago)
The Dean is fantastically friendly and helpful
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