Kells, School of


Kells, School of
Kells, School of
Kells (in Gaelic Cenannus) was the chief of the Irish Columban monasteries

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Kells —    KELLS, a parish, in the stewartry of Kirkcudbright, 14 miles (N. W. by N.) from Castle Douglas, and 19 (N. by W.) from Kirkcudbright; containing, with the burgh of New Galloway, 1121 inhabitants. This place is supposed by some to derive its… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • School District 36 Surrey — British Columbia Region Metro/Coast Board office location Surrey Communities served Surrey, White Rock, Barnston Island …   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 Glendalough —     School of Glendalough     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► School of Glendalough     Glendalough (the Valley of the Two Lakes) is a picturesque and lonely glen in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains. The fame of its monastic school is chiefly due 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

  • Kells, County Meath — Infobox Irish Place name = Kells gaeilge = Ceanannas crest motto = map pin coords = left: 51px; top: 44px north coord = 53.727998 west coord = 6.877613 irish grid = N738759 area = elevation = province = Leinster county = County Meath town pop = 5 …   Wikipedia

  • Kells, County Antrim — Not to be confused with Kells, County Meath or Kells, County Kilkenny. Kells (from the Irish: Na Cealla) is a village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, near Ballymena. The area encompasses Kells and the village of Connor which are very… …   Wikipedia

  • School of Ross — The School of Ross was a monastic institution located in what is now called Rosscarbery, County Cork, Ireland, but formerly Ross Ailithir , from the large number of monks and students who flocked to its halls from all over Europe.It was founded… …   Wikipedia


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