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Shepherd Entertainment takes you on a tour of the Saint Patrick's Cathedral, the larger of Dublin's two Church of Ireland ...
cathedrals and the largest church in Ireland, which was founded in 1191.
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In the course of centuries it so happen that Christ Church Cathedral became the church of the British while St. Patrick’s Cathedral became that of the Irish. Its believe that the church named after islands Patron saint must built next to the well, where the saint baptized the converted believers. This happened around 540. The Celtic stone crucifix that covered the well was found in the course of the 20th century. Today this is exhibited in the church in addition to several other interesting relics. On the side of the original wooden Chapel, the stone house of worship was built in 1192.
The major part of the current building originates from the middle of the 1200’s Archbishop Minot had the 43-meter high tower of the 91-meter long building repaired and it was named after him.
A steeple was added only in the 18th century. After attacks and fires, like so many other monuments in Dublin, St. Patrick’s was also renovated from donations by the Guinness family. Jonathan swift was born in 1667 in Dublin and studied at Trinity College. In 1713 he became the dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral. We probably would hardly know his name had he not doubt with literature parallel to his work in the church.
His satiric book about English Irish relations, Gulliver’s travels, however immortalized his name. At that time, his friendship with two young ladies caused him big stir. Around the end of his life, he became deaf and he died in1745. His tomb and relics attract many visitors to the Cathedral. His works and death mask are also exhibited here.
He composed his own epitaph. His girlfriend Stella had preceded him in death by 17 years and is buried next to him. Of course he’s not the only one buried here. The biggest Tombstone is at of the Boyle family. The prince Cork had it built for his own family.
The most famous Harpist, the blind Turlough O'Carolan and Ireland first Prime Minister Douglas Hyde also rest in the church. A wooden door with holes is a special sight which probably would remain a mystery to everybody if there where no explanatory text next to it. The longest chord between the families of Lord Killdeer and Lord Ormond was closed with an armistice. We can imagine how sincere the reconciliation was if they had a hole cut into the door, through which to shake hands in order avoid looking into each others eyes.
For those who are interested in religious monuments, besides St. Patrick’s and Christ Church Cathedrals its worth having a look St. Audeon Church, the oldest medieval building of Dublin. The quite fine Carmelite Church and St. Mary’s Cathedral as well.