Christ Church Cathedral

The Dublin diocesan cathedral of the Church of Ireland. This church was founded in 1038 by King Sitric Silkenbeard in the center of Viking Dublin. A part of the choir dates from the late twelfth century, and the nave was completed in the thirteenth. Damaged by a roof collapse in 1562, the cathedral was restored by the distiller Henry Roe in the 1870s, and recently again refurbished. Its extensive crypt reopene3d in 2000.