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15 St Mary’s Cathedral in Kilkenny, Ireland

St Mary’s Cathedral was constructed with limestone in the mid-19th century using a cruciform design and an English Gothic style drawn by William Deane Butler. He was a founding member of the Royal Institute of Architect in Ireland. The church’s formal name is The Cathedral of the Assumption and Church of Saint Kieran. Ciarán of Saigir was a 6th century hermit who became a Bishop of Ossory and Ireland’s first native-born saint. This cathedral is the mother church for the Diocese of Ossory.

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James's St & Black Mill St, Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland

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