St. Patrick's Cathedral
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is one of many iconic pilgrimage sites in Ireland. Dating back to early 890 AD construction on the current cathedral did not begin until 1220 AD. In 1713, Jonathan Swift, writer of ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ is elected Dean of the Cathedral, Swift publishes the novel later in 1726. He died in 1745 and was later buried in the Cathedral.In 2015 The Discovery Space was launched, giving visitors an opportunity to engage with the building through a variety of interactive activities. With its 43-metre spire, St Patrick's is the tallest church in Ireland and the largest.