St. Finbarr - Cork.

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St. Finbarr - Cork.

St. Finbarr is the patron saint of Cork despite the fact that modern scholars link him not with Cork but with the northern province of Ulster and suggest that he never even set foot in the city! Nevertheless, he is embraced wholeheartedly by Corkonians as a symbol of unity between city and county as well as being claimed by both Catholic and Protestant denominations as their own.



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