Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity

The cathedral was designed by John Roberts (Waterford architect) in 1793 and has the distinction of being the oldest cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland. A chapel had previously stood on the same ground, having been constructed there at the height of the Penal Laws on the request of the Roman Catholic community of Waterford.
Holy Trinity

In the early part of the twentieth century, railings separated the church from the street. These have since been removed. The Cathedral was refurbished in 1977 and a new altar was installed so that Mass could be celebrated ad populum (facing the people). A gift of ten crystal chandeliers from Waterford Crystal enhanced the glory of the Cathedral. A complete reflooring of the building and a restructuring of the sacristy took place in the early 1990s. Further work was completed in November 2006 with a re-fit of structure to the interior and exterior

Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity Reviews


  • Peaceful with blessed Sacramento exposed in the little room. There's a special feel when you enter masses each day 10.30am and 5.30pm.

    Margaret O'Neill 6 months ago
  • Good store but with high prices.

    Maria Izabel Prado Adib 8 months ago
  • Lovely cathedral in Waterford city.

    Joyce Dillon 9 months ago
  • Another one of those fascinating Jesus places. Great stuff!

    Michael Murphy (Mickey Moo) a year ago
  • A very peaceful place and take time out

    Tom Irwin a year ago


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4.8 stars - based on 101 reviews
Waterford County Waterford, Ireland

Opening Hours:

Monday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 7:15 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM – 7:15 PM
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