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The official name of this church is 'The Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity' but is usually referred to as Christ Church Cathedral. The church can be found in one of the oldest areas of Dublin and can trace its history back as far as 1030.
The church was built by a Viking who had converted to Christianity and although originally a Catholic Church, it changed allegiance during the time of Henry VIII and became part of the Irish Protestant Church. It is rich in Irish history and several significant events have occurred here including a visit from King James I in the 1600s.
The building has evolved from the original wooden structure, followed by the stone building of the 12th century, to the ma... read more