Iona, School of


Iona, School of
Iona, School of
Thorough history of the ancient monastery

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  • School of Iona —     School of Iona     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► School of Iona     Iona is the modern name derived by change of letter from Adamnan s Ioua; in Bede it is Hii; the Gaelic form is always I or Y, which becomes Hy by prefixing the euphonic h. This… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Iona (disambiguation) — Iona is an island of the Inner Hebrides, Scotland, with particular significance in the history of Christianity in Scotland. NOTOC Derived from the island of IonaPlace namesAngola*Iona, AngolaCanada*Iona, Nova Scotia (on Cape Breton Island) *Iona… …   Wikipedia

  • School of Kells —     School of Kells     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► School of Kells     Kells (in Gaelic Cenannus) was the chief of the Irish Columban monasteries. It was founded most probably in 554, that is nine years before Columba founded Iona, and during the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Iona —    IONA, or Icolmkill, an island of the Hebrides, and also a quoad sacra parish, in the parish of Kilfinichen, district of Mull, county of Argyll; containing 1084 inhabitants, of whom 460 are on the island. This place, which is of remote… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Iona McLeish — is a London Theatre Award winning British theatre designer and author that currently serves as head of the BA programme in theatre design at London drama school Rose Bruford College.A graduate in theatre design at Wimbledon School of Art, McLeish …   Wikipedia

  • School of Mayo —     School of Mayo     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► School of Mayo     (Irish Magh Eo, which means, according to Colgan, the Plain of the Oaks, and, according to O Donovan, the Plain of the Yews).     The School of Mayo was situated in the present… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • School of Durrow —     School of Durrow     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► School of Durrow     (Irish Dairmagh, Plain of the Oaks)     The School of Durrow is delightfully situated in the King s County, a few miles from the town of Tullamore. St. Columba, who loved to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • School of Derry —     School of Derry     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► School of Derry     This was the first foundation of St. Columba, the great Apostle of Scotland, and one of the three patron saints of Ireland. When a terrible plague, known as the Buidhe Connaill …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Iona College (New York) — Infobox University name = Iona College image size =250px motto = Certa bonum certamen (Fight the good fight) established = 1940 type = Private College president = Br. James A. Liguori CFC, Ed.D city = New Rochelle state = NY country = United… …   Wikipedia

  • Iona College (Queensland) — Infobox Aust school private name = Iona College motto = la. In Hoc Signo Vinces (Latin: In this sign you will conquer ) established = 1958 type = Private, Roman Catholic, Single sex, Day school key people = Fr Peter Daly (Principal) fees =… …   Wikipedia


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