Trim Cathedral (St Patrick's Cathedral, Trim), Trim

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The Cathedral Church of St Patrick, Trim is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Trim, County Meath, Ireland. Previously the cathedral of the Diocese of Meath, it is now one of two cathedrals in the United Dioceses of Meath and Kildare which is part of the ecclesiastical province of Dublin.
The tower is a remnant of the medieval parish Church of Trim.
Walter de Brugge, an English born judge, was appointed vicar of St. Patrick's in 1381.
Bishops have been enthroned here since 1536 but it was not raised to Cathedral status until 1955.
The tower clock commemorates Dean Butler, the historian of Trim. Stained glass in the West window was the first ever stained glass designed by Edward Burne-Jones. During 1992 the Cathedral was re roofed and beams renewed in the gallery.
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  • Trim is such a wonderful town with several lovely old churches, the Trim castle and great pubs and shops galore. Definitely a fine example of Ireland at it's best and a most picturesque setting for.....  more »
  • This church is very well maintained and one cannot help but feel a sense of peace and reverance upon entering. The adjoining cemetery is interesting also.  more »
  • Great place to visit one of the oldest castles in ireland lovely town
  • This was our first visit due to a christening. Lovely atmosphere people extremely friendly
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