Historic and spectacular cathedral also known as Cavan Cathedral

Also known as Cavan Cathedral, this Roman Catholic cathedral is located in Cavan town. With its 68m spire and flanking domes, this is one of the most impressive and eye-catching buildings in the town. Completed in 1942 the vast interior is shaped like a basilica and extensive use is made of different colours of marble. The cathedral houses many fine examples of ecclesiastical art and is neo-classical in style with a single spire. The portico consists of a tympanum supported by four massive columns of Portland stone with Corinthian caps. The tympanum figures of Christ, St Patrick and St Felim were created by the Dublin sculptor, Edward Smith. The twenty eight columns in the Cathedral, the pulpit on the south side and all the statues are of Pavinazetto marble and came from the firm of Dinelli Figli of Pietrasanta in Italy.

  • Neo-classical in style
  • The spire stands at 224ft
  • One of the last large-scale cathedrals to be built in Ireland

Please contact the Cathedral to check opening times

Mass times:
Sunday: 10.00 & 11.30
Saturday: 19.30

Useful Information

Pay & display street parking, car parks also available

Getting There

Located in Cavan town

Map Location: 53.995122, -7.361754
Contact The Cathedral of Saint Patrick and Saint Felim

Farnham Street, Cavan, Co. Cavan, Ireland

T: +353 (0)49 433 1496
E: pastoralcentre@kilmorediosese.ie
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