The National Cathedral and
Collegiate Church of Saint Patrick
Founded in 1191. The larger of Dublin’s two Church of Ireland cathedrals (the other being Christ Church Cathedral) and the largest church in Ireland. A 140 foot spire. The architecture style is Gothic.
There are over 500 people buried on the site, many under the Cathedral’s floor and more outside in the graveyard. Jonathan Swift, author and Dean of the Cathedral and Esther Johnson (“Stella”) his companion of many years are buried under the Cathedral floor. He is remembered for works such as Gulliver’s Travels.
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(Photos by RSheridan)