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Dublin Environs Sights


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Updated 04/29/2014

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In the village of Laracor, 3 km (2 miles) south of Trim on R158, a wall to the left of the rectory marks the now-destroyed building where Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), the satirical writer, poet, and author of Gulliver's Travels, was rector from 1699 until 1713, when he was made dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin. Nearby are the walls of the cottage where Esther Johnson, the "Stella" who inspired much of Swift's writings, once lived.

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Laracor, Co. Meath, Ireland

Updated 04/29/2014


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