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St. Eugene's Cathedral

Francis St., Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 2894
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'The Mother Church'

St. Eugene's Cathedral is known as 'The Mother Church' for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Derry. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
backpacker31
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Boynton Beach, Florida
Truly Peaceful

A visit to this most special cathedral is a must when visiting Derry, the smell of incense always... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Sharon S
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Derry, United Kingdom
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Francis St., Derry, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St. Eugene's Cathedral is known as 'The Mother Church' for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Derry. It dates back to the late 1800's. Its impressive stonework and prominent stained glass windows are a must-see. The interior is somewhat stark and cold. The cathedral occupies an...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

A visit to this most special cathedral is a must when visiting Derry, the smell of incense always seems so prominent to me when visiting this historical peaceful church. Immaculately clean, maintained to a very high standard, will always hold a place in my heart....More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Whether or not you are Catholic if you like stained glass windows it is worth the walk. I believe they are even Irish stained glass

Thank Gabriellejoiner
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Went for a family wedding.The grounds are immaculate together with the church.An inspiring and beautiful cathedral set in the heart of so many troubles over the years.A must see,you'll feel at peace

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Worth a visit - nice architecture, stained glass, carvings, history. The usual cathedral 'ambience'. You can't miss it while driving around the lower part of the city.

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Although it was only built in the 1870's this Cathedral provides a very sacred place to pray. It is an impressive building. Some of the cost of the building was raised from the poor families who wanted an impressive place to worship God

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

A commanding position for this beautiful Cathedral, not far from the city centre of Londonderry, and certainly easy to find given the stunning spire.

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church with nice masonry, located in front of a quaint park. Would recommend a quick stop. Enjoy

Thank Nannygale
Reviewed 2 June 2017

St Eugene's is an architectural masterpiece and is the burial place of the world-famous Bishop Daly. Bishop Daly when a young priest is the man photographed holding above his head, a white, blood-stained handkerchief as he and his fellow citizens ducked the barrage of bullets...More

Thank Harry T
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This was the closest church to our hotel and the mass times suited us - those were the only reasons we chose it over others. But am I glad we did. What an impressive church - I spent first 5 mins gaping! Absolutely beautiful ceremony....More

Thank CorkCouple
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