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Brendans, i. 32, 288, 292.

Brendans, two of that name. See saints, Irish, 2d class, ii. 13,
Bressel, abbot of Hy, iii. 232, 252.
Breuil, monastery ol', ii. 446.
Brevy, synod of, i. 470.
Brian Boroimhe, several particulars relating to hiip, iii. 391, 414,

415, 416,417, 422, 424.
Brian Catha Dun, ancestor of the O'Neills of Clandeboys, iv. 334.
Breccius or Briction, bishop of Tours, i. 413.
Brideus, king of the North Ficts, ii. 63.
Briga, mother of St. Comgall, ii. 61.



INDEX. 425



Briga, sister to Brendan, ii. SO.

Brigh-Thaig, or Brigh-mac Thaidhg, synod of, iv. 167.
Brigid, sister to Andrew deacon of Fiesole, iii. 281, 284.
Brigid, St. several particulars relating to her, i. 68, 335, 377, 385,

386, 389, 390, 402, 403, 406, 407, 450, 451, 455, 457, 458,

461. iv. 274.
Brigid, St. nunnery of, at Kildare, i. 405.
Britain, on the Continent, i. 113.
British Islands. Ireland reckoned one of thern, i. 2.
Britons of Albion, colonists from the Britannia of the Continent,

i. 106, origin of, 110.
Brogan, St. of Rostuirc, author of a Life of St. Brigid, i. 379.
Bron or Bronus, bishop of Cassel Irra, i. 242, 244, 340, 410, 435.
Brude, king of the North Picts, ii. 154.
Brugacius, a bishop, ii. 77, 79.

Brunechild, queen, persecutes St. Columbanus, ii. 275.
Buidhe Chojiuillf many great saints die of the, in A. D, 464, iii,

55, 58.
Bull of Pope Adrian IV. sep.t into Ireland, iv. 222,
Buo, an Irishman, distinguished in Iceland, iii. 343, 344.
Burials, to be in consecrated ground, iv. 270, 273.
Byrchin. See Irish saints 2d Class.
Byrchinus, called Berchan, and Borchan, supposed to be the

same as St. Mobhy Clairineach ii. 223, 226.



Cadoc, St. of Lancarvan, called also Cadocus or Docus, a nephew
of St. Canoe of Gallen, i. 426, 469, 478, 489, 490, 491,

Cadroc, St. a British Scot, educated in Armagh, iii. 396, 397,
398, 401.

Caide, St. bishop of Hy, iii. 153.

Caidoc, St. an Irish priest distinguished for piety in Picardy, ii.
442, 443.

Cailan or Coelan, St. abbot of Antrim, i. 422, 423. No suffi-
cient proofs to show that he was bishop of Down, ii. 183.

Cainchomrac Mac Maeluidhir, bishop and abbot of Derry, iii. 370.

Caincomrach, abbot of Hy, death of, iii. 370.

Cainech or Canice, or Kenuy, St. of Aghabo, ii. 13, 177, 188,
200. iii. 25,

Cairlan, St. archbishop of Armagh, ii. 183, 303.

Cairngrainey, or heap of the swiy county Antrim, Druidic re-
mains there, i. 229.

Caisseal-irra, or West Cashel, i. 242, 257.

Callaghan Cashel, defeats the Northmen, iii. 374.

Calrigia, inhabitants of, oppose St. Patrick, i. 256.

dambos or Camus, monastery of, subordinate to Bangor or Ben-
chor, ii. 67. Governed by St. Colman, iii. 146.

VOL. IV. F F



426 INDEX.

CaimJn, St. erected a moiiasteiy at Iniskeltra, ii. 74. Death of,
iii. 11.

Campbell, author of Strictures on Ecclesiastical History of Ire-
laud, errors of^ i. 56. iii. 155.

Gamptis Girgin, in Irish Magk Girghiy the district now called
Meams in Scotland, i. 39, 44'.

Can or Coun, father of Gildas, said to be king of Arecluta, or
Alcluide, i. 477.

Canice, St. a pupil of St. Cadoc, i. 490.

Cannera, St. a nun, buried in St. Senan's Island of Iniscatthy,
ii.6.

Canoe or Mochonoc, founder of the monastery of Gallen, i. 424.

Canons of the synod oi Dublin, iv. 269- Various Irish, 376 to
391.

Canons of St. Victor, iv. 293.

Canons, or Canons R^ular of St. John Lateran, i. 187.

Canons Regular of St. Augustine, not known until the eleventh
centmy, i. 187. Established iit Scone and other places in-
stead of the Culdees, iv. 309, 312. Established in Dublin,
317.

Canons Secular. See Secular Canons.

Canterbury, arehbishpp of, erroneously said to have jurisdiction
over the bishops of Ireland, iii. 464.

Captives, brought into Ireland from Gaul and Britain, i, 14.

Carantock or Caraech, a British saint, not to be confounded with
St. Carnech of Ireland, i. 495.

Carantocus, abbot of Salix supplies Columbanus and his compa-
nions with provisions, iL 266.

Carbre or Carpre, a holy bishop, i. 25.

Carbre Riada obtains the territory called after him Dal Rieda, ii.
242.

Carbria or Carbria Midensis^ a territory at the boundary of Meath,
ii. 100.

Carbria Hua Keairdn, iL 100.

Carecha, St. a holy virgin, sister of St. Enda, i. 399. ii. 234,
235.

Carlisle, an error of, noted, iii. 4.

Carnech, St. abbot and bishop of a church near Loughfoyle, i.
494, 495.

Carpre Mac Feredach, abbot of Disart Dermod, iii. 368.

Carpreus o£ Kill-cliairpre, i. 425.

Carragh, barony of, a district in county Mayo, anciently called
Cera, i.245.

Carrig-Howel in the I^e of Anglesey. Hoel killed there by king
Arthur, i. 482.

Carthacus, St. one of St. Patrick's disciples, i. 338.

Carthagh, St. the elder, grandson of Aengus king of Cashel, ii.
98, 99. Ordains St. Carthagh of Lismore, 351.

Cartliagh, St. of Lismore, ii.20, 351, 352.



INDEX. '4'27

Carthan, a chieftain near Loughneagh, opposes St. Patrick and

compels him to quit his territory, i. 266. But liis brother,

also called Carthan, became a convert, ih,
Carthan, St. or St. Maccarthen, appointed bishop of Clogher. i.

308.
Carthan, son of Blod, a Munster prince said to be baptized by St.

Patrick, i. 268.
Carthan Fionn, king of Munster, defeated by the Danes, ni. 326.
Carthar, sumamed Coche, father of St. Lugeus or Molua, \u

205
Cashel, made over to God and St. Patrick by Murtoch O'Brien,

king of Munster, iv. 20. Generally recognized as a metropolitan

see, 37, 40. The town burnt, 50. A church erected there by

Cormac Mc-Carthy, 74, 75. Consecrated, 97, 99. Raised to

the rank of a metropolitan see, 112. The gieat cathedral ot

erected, 218. The town burnt, 238.
Cashel, Calender of, i. 67.
Cashel, synod of, i. 284, 286. iv. 204. Decrees passed there,

206 to 209. These decrees disregarded, 217. ,, • »

Cassidan, or Cassideus, the abbot, a native of Kierruighe Chuirke,

i. 447.
Cassidanus, St. Senan goes to the monastery of, ii. 90.
Castle-buy, the commandeiy of, iv. 339, 340.
Castle-Dermot said to be the burial place of Cormac Mc-Culinaii,

iii. 355 356.
Cathald, abbot and bishop of Clondalkin, death of, iii. 323.
Cathald, Mac Corbmac, bishop of Clonfert, death of, lu. 323.
Cathaldusor Cataldus, St. bishop of Tarentum, i. 5. ni. 121, 1/4.
Cathasach Mac Robertach, archbishop of Armagh, caWed prince

of Armagh, iii. 323, 325.
Cathasach, II. archbishop of Armagh, succeeds Maol- Patrick, m.

369, 371.

Cathmal, alias Cadoc, a holy man, i. 464.

CaUiub, St. abbot of Achadcinn, i. 267- Death of, ii. 103.

Cathuir-raac-Conchaidh, monastery of, iii. 27.

Caylan or Cailan, St. abbot of Antrim, SS. Finnian and Colman,
disciples of, i. 431, 432.

Cayman, St. of Dair-inis, i. 27, 464, 465, 466.

Ceadda, placed over the see of York by Oswin,^ iii. 78.

Ceallachan Cashel, presents to the monastery of Clonfert plun-
der taken from the Danes, iii. 374.

Ceancroith of Jocelin, the same as Cean-groithj i. 229.

Cean-groith, or head of the sun, what, i. 229.

Ceannchora, the palace of^ destroyed, iv. 50.

Cearbhal, king of Leinster, assists Flann Sionna monarch of Ireland
against Cormac Mc-Culinan, iii. 351.

Cedd, converts the middle Angles, ii. 428, is appointed bishop of
the East Saxons by Finan of Lindisfarne, ib.

Ceile De, a surname of Aengus the Hagiologist, iii. 245, 248.
Signification of the words, iv. 301.



428 INDEX*

Cele-Christus, St. erects a monastery at Hidonchadha, iii. 162.

Celemaria, a lioly virgin, i. 266.

Celestine, Pope, death of, i. 207.

Celestius, an Irishman, a disciple of Pelagius, i. 16.

Celibacy of Ecclesiastics, iv. 366.

Ce-licyth, synod of, iii. 275, 276.

Cellach, or Kelly, successor of Conomail Mac Cartiaig, bishop of
Emly, iii. 153.

Cellach Hiia Sealbaigh, successor of Columba-mac-Ciaracain,
bishop of Cork, iii. 410, 412.

CeUaiaro, de. See of, iv. 345.

Cell-Jinc, church of, erected by St. Patrick, i. 38, 41.

Celsus, St. succeeds Domnald as archbishop of Armagh, iv. 10,
30; endeavours to correct abuses, 31 ; makes a visitation of
Ulster, Munster, Connaught, &c, 31, 32, 45 ; appointed also
bishop of Dublin, 45 ; character of, by St. Bernard, 33 ; story
of his wife, ib. desires that St. Malachy may succeed him, 89;
grandson of Moeliosa, iii. 451.

Celts, the country of, i. 117.

Ceman, St. ii. 13.

Cemanus, probably the same as Coemans, ii. 222, 226.

Cenfado, bishop of Emly, iii. 387, 410.

Cennanus, or Kennanus, supposed to be the same as St. Kienan of
Duleek, i. 34 U

Centula, monastery of, erected by Richarius, ii. 442.

Ceollach, a Scot, bishop of the middle Angles, ii. 428.

Conderbhe, an idol of king Leogaire, i. 2'i9.

Ceolfrid abbot of Girevy, iii. 160.

Cera, the ancient name of the district now called the barony of
Carragh, i. 245.

Cera, St. or Chier, Virgin, death of, iii. 129, 131.

Cerbanus, bishop of Fearta Cerbain, near Tarah, i. 419.

Cetamaria, a holy Virgin, i. 266.

Cethecus, disciple of St. Patrick, i. 244, 245, 258, 385, 419.

Cethenus, a disciple of St. Patrick, i. 246.

Cethuberius, the first Irish virgin that took the veil, i. 269.

Chalices, four of glass, mentioned by Jocelin, and in the tripar-
tite life of St. Patrick, i. 15. By a decree of the synod of Dub-
lin in 1186, it was ordained, that chalices should be made of
gold, silver or pewter, iv. 269. St. Columbanus used chalices
made of brass. Glass chalices used in various countries, 272.

Chalons sur Soane, decree of the synod of, against Irish bishops,
iii. 274.

Channeric, a nobleman of Meaux, welcomes St. Columbanus, if.
284. He receives the saints, blessing, ib.

Chapters, the three, ii. 290.

Charlemagne, sovereign of France, grants the monastery of St.
Augustin, near Pavia, to Albinus, an Irishman, iii. 209.

Childeric, son of Meroveus king of the Franks at the time of Gil-
dass tour, i. 485.



INDEX. 429

Children, English, sold by their parents as slaves to the Irish, iv.
196 — Catechized before the door of churches, ^85.

Chiilen, an Irish bishop, received into St. Faro's monastery at
Meaux, ii. 446.

Chore, foundation of the abbey of, iv. 248.

Chorepiscopi, styled bishops, great numbers in Ireland, ii. 318.
The order of, general in Ireland, ii. 128. Long kept up there,
iii. 477. The system of, iv. 35 En-or of Usher respecting
them, iv. 80. Decree of the council of Kells respecting them,
323, 324.

Chrism used in baptism, iii. 478. iv. 397, and in the consecra-
tion of churches and altars, iv. 397.

Christ-church, Dublin, foundation of, iii. 434. Secular canons
of, made canons regular, iv. 17^. .

Christianity, when introduced into Ireland, i. 1. Spread among
the Danes, iii. 427. Received in Ireland without martyrs, iv,
287.

Christians, some in Ireland before the 3d century, i. 15.

Christian congregations in Ireland before the mission of Palladius,
i. 9.

Church of the Irish, had canons peculiar to herself, iv. 376. Of the
British Scots no considerable one before the mission of Palla-
dius, i. 35.

Churches, erected by Palladius in Ireland, i. 38. Considered sanc-
tuai'ies, iv. 285. Built of wood, and also of stone, 392, 393,
397. Dedications and consecrations of, 395. Canon respecting
them, 396. Anointed with Chrism, 397. Built near round
towers, 408.

Church lands exempted from tribute, &c. and their revenues con-
firmed to the bishops, iv. 42.

Cian, the Eugenian prince, claims the throne of Munster, iii.
425.

Cieran, or Kieran, of the 2d class of Irish Saints, ii. 13.

Cinna daughter of Eochodius, becomes a nun, i. 266.

Cinne or Cinnia, a holy Saint, i. 127.

Cinnenum, St. or Cinne«noem, the meaning of the name of, i.
127.

Cistercians first established in Ireland, iv. 1 1 7, 1.20.

Cistercian abbeys of Mellifont, Bective, Boyle, Magio or Nenay,
and Baltinglass, foundations of the, iv. 117, 119, 137, 138.

Clain-bile, Cluain-bile, or Cluain-foda in Meath, the residence of
St. Etchen, ii. 125, 126.

Clairvaux in France, the monastery of St. Bernard. St. Malachy
asks permission from the pope to spend the remainder of his
days there, iv. 111. Leaves four of his monks there to learn the
Cistercian rules, 112, 117, dies there, 133.

Clanbrassil, the birth place of Ailill or Ailild, archbishop of Ar-
magh, i. 440.

Clandeboy, North and South, where situate, i. 218.



430 INDEX.

Clane in Kildare, called Cluain-damh, i. 441. Synod of, iV. 175.

Claudius, bishop of Turin, destroys all the images and crosses in
his diocese, iii. 259, 262. Is written against by Dungall, an
Irishman, ib. Confounded with Clemens, an Irishman, ib.

Clemens an Irishman, with his companicm Albinus arrives
in France, ii. 207, Many boys committed to his care by
Charlemagne, 209, 210. Said to be the founder of the univer-
sity of Paris, 214', Confounded with Claudius, an Irishman.
217.

Clemens, the companion of Marianus, dies in Jerusalem, iv. 4*.

Clergy of Ireland assembled to celebrate the funeral obsequies of
St. Patrick, i. 364?. Complain to Aidus V. of being compelled
io go on military expeditions, iii. 24'4. Are exempted from such
service, ib, Incontinency of, mentioned, iv. 242, 243. Their
cusfotn of drinking after dinner, 266, 268. Their virtues and
chastity, 266, 267. Incorrectness of Fleury respecting them,
268. Canon respecting them, 270. The marriage o^, 389. Not
to be spectators of games or sports, nor to sing at banquets,
387, 389.

Clergy, English and Welch, their incontinence reproved, iv. 265.

Clerks, wives of, iv. 364, 366, 367. Marriage of, condemned,
365. Prohibited from visiting women not their relations, 386,
389.

Cliach, plain of, county Limerick, i. 390.

Cloctheaghy meaning of, iv. 394, 406.

Cloghachd, its derivation, iv. 406.

Clogher, called Cluaineois, Clunes, or Clones, the see of St. Mac-
earthen, i. 434, 436.

Clonard, commencement of the school of, i. 464, 469. St, Fin-
nian's removal to, 465. Abbot and bishop of, ii. 21, 23. De-
vastated by the Danes, iii. 346. One of the established sees
of Meath, iv. 42. Eugene, bishop of, assumed the title of
bishop of Meath, 322, 323. The see of removed to Newtown
near Trim, 322. The nunnery of confirmed in its possessions
by the Pope, 327.

Clondalkin, iii. 202, 203. Property of the see of Dublin, iv. 24a

Clonenagh, St. Comgall enters into the monastery of, under St.
Fintan, ii. 62, 64. Ravaged, iii. 374, 375.

Clonfert-Brendan, monasteiy of, founded by St. Brendan, its first
abbot, ii. 30. Meaning of the name, 35. Moena its first bishop,
36. Burned by the Danes, iii. 271, iv. 182.

Clonfert-Molua, monastery of founded, ii. 206, 21 1 . Devastated
by the Northmen, iii. 377.

Clonleigh or Cluain-laodh, monastery of, i. 495.

Clonmacnois, granted to St. Kieran, i. 56. Monastery founded,
ii. 52. Visited by St. Columb-kill, 243. Plundered and burned
by the Danes, iii. 271, 374, 376. Pillaged, 377. Several times
plundered, 491, 493. Pillaged, iv. 55, Burned, 182.

Clonemore, monastery of, established by St. Maidoc, ii. 337. St*



INDEX. 431

Finnian said to have been abbot there, iil. 84. Burned by the

Danes, 271. Pillaged, 273.
Clontarf, battle of, iii. 419, 423. Commandery of, iv. 339.
Cloyne, St. Colman of, ii. 217. Plundered hv the Danes, iii

391.
Clotharius, son of Chilperic, receives St. Columbanus kindly, ii.

283. Becomes king of the whole French monarchy, 294. Sends

Eustatius in search of Columbanus, ib.
Cluain-airdne, church of, i. 248.
Cluain-ai'd-Mobecoc, monastery of, supposed to be founded by

St. Becan, iii. 20.
Cluain-bile or Cluainfoda, ii. 125, 126.
Cluain-braoin, abbey of, i. 350.
Cluain-bronach, nunnery of, i. 405. Kelbil, abbot of, iii. 192.

marked as Clonbrone, 193.
Cluain-borean, Carecha, called the Virgin of, ii. 235.
Cluain-cairpthe, establishment of, founded by St. Berach, ii. 324.
Cluain-claidhech, monastery of, erected by St. Maidoc, ii. 339.
Cluain-Credhail, nunnery of, ii. 33. St. Ita fixes her residence

there, 83.
Cluain-Dachran, establishment of, ii. 357, 361.
Cluain-Damh. See Clane.
Cluain-dolcain. See Clondalkin.

Cluain-duach, monastery of, founded by St. Coemgen, ii. 44.
Cluain-ednach and Cluainenagh. See Clonenagh.
Cluain-foda. See Clainbile.

Cluain-fois, monastery of, founded by St. larlath, ii. 41,
Cluain-in-fide, a cell of St. Brigid, i. 449.
Cluain-laodh, now Clonleigh, i. 495.
Cluain-mac-nois. See Clon-macnois.
Cluain-maithchin in Leix, ii. 303.
Cluain-mhic-trein, St. Fintan of Clonenagh baptized there, ii.

227.
Cluain-uamhach, now Cloyne, ii. 217-
Cluayn-duach, said to be the same as Glendalogh, ii. 48.
Cnobhersberg, monastery of, erected by St. Fursey, ii. 458.
Cnodain, near Easruaidh, monastery of, ii. 222.
Cobhtach Mac Muridach, abbot of Kildare, death of, iii. 329.
Cocchea, St. first abbess of Ross Benchair, i. 405.
Coelan St. of Iniskeltra, supposed to be the same as Chilien who

lived in the 8th century, i. 381.
Coelan St. the same as St. Cailan, abbot of Antrim, and after-
wards bishop of Down, i. 422.
Coelchu, see Colga the wise.

Coelicolae, the Colidei, so called by Giraldus, iv. 290.
Coeman, several saints of that name, i. 269, ii. 222.
Coeman, brother of St. Athracta, i. 245, ii. 223.
Coeman, St. of the 2d class of Irish saints, ii. 13.
Coeman, St. brother to St. Coemhgen or Kevin, said to have

been abbot of Airdne-Coemhan, ii. 221, 223.



432 INDEX.

Coeman, St. disciple of St. Columba of Tirdeglass, abbot of Ana-
trim, ii. 71, 74, 222, 224, 225.
Coeman, St. or Comman of Roscommon, u. 225.
Coeman Breac, St. abbot of Roseach in Meath, iii. 51, 52.
Coemban, St. abbot of Enachtrira, ii. 74.
Coemella, mother of St. Coemgen, ii. 43.
Coemgall or Cocmgell. See Comgall.
Coemgella, mother of St. Senan, i. 445.

Coemgen or Coemhgen, or Kevin, St. of the 2d class of Irish
Saints, ii. 13. His parentage, 43; baptized by St. Cronan, i/i.
and at 46, founds his establishment at Glendaloch, 4-4 ; death
of, ib.
Coemhan, St. See Coeman, St.
Coemlog, father of St. Kevin, ii. 43.

Coenchomrac, bishop and abbot of Louth, death of, iii. 323.
Coenfeolad, king of Cashel, succeeds Maine, bishop of Emly,

iii. 322.
Cogitosus, his account of St. Brigid, i. 68. A monk of Kildare,

exalts the dignity of that see, 407.
Coins, Danish, iii. 359.
Colbdi, or Colp, harbour of, i. 220.
Colga, alias Coelchu the tuise, president of the school of Clon-

macnois, iii. 228.
Colga, abbot of Lusk, present at the synod of Flan Febhla, iii.

140.
Colga. See Colgeus.-

Colgeus or Colga, placed over the church of Kilcolgan, ii. 328.
Colgeus or Colgu, a disciple of St. Columbkill, ii. 328.
Colgeus, brother of St. Faila, ii. 328.
Colgu. See Colgeus.

Colidei, spared by Godfrid, king of the Danes of Dublin, in his
attack upon Armagh, iii. 367. Disquisition regarding them, iv.'
290, to 303.
Colla-Huais, king of Ireland, ii. 2.
Collatus, priest of Druimrelgeach in Meath, i. 87.
Colle victoria, abbey De, founded, iv. 319.
Colman, a bishop, foretels the future greatness of St. Declan,

i. 25.
Colman, St. a disciple of St. Patrick, dies of thirst, i. 319.
Colman, St. bishop of Dromore, a pupil of Coelan or Caylan,
424, 431, 432. Studies the scriptures under A ilbe of Emly, i^.
Erects a monastery on the bank of the river Locha, ib.
Colman of the 2d class of Irish Saints, ii. 13 — Of the 3d class of

Irish Saints, 331.
Colman, surnamed Mutine, son of Lenine, resorts to St. larlath's

school at Cluainfois, ii. 41, 42, 213.
Colman, son of Comgellan, decides against the claim of Aidus

king of Scotland to Dalriada, ii. 238.
Colman, St. called Columban, son of Beognai, and called Colman-



INDEX. 433

elo, churches and monasteries erected by him, ii. SO^, 307,
308.

Colman of PCilmacduach, a bishop of the Sd class of Irish saints,
ii. 341. Founds Kill-mac-duach, S'Hf^, Death of, e6. and 34'4.

Colman, son of Dairene, or Daire, of Doire-mor, ii. 310, 34-3.
iii. 25.

Colman, St. of Lindisfarne, different fi*om Colman of Killmacduach,
ii. 343. Succeeds St. Finan at Lindisfarne, 429. Defends
the Irish mode of calculating the Paschal festival, iii. 59, 60. Re-
signs the See of Lindisfarne, 75 . Brings away all the Irish
monks from Lindisfarne, 79. Goes to Hy ; erects the monas-
teiy of Inisbofinda, and that of May-eo ; death of, ib.

Colman-Mac-Feraidh, prince of Ossory, the patron of St. Cai-
nech or Kenny, ii. 201.

Colman, several of that name. iii. 4.

Colman Hua Fiachra, abbot of the monastery of Seanbotha,
iii. 2.

Colman Stellan, abbot of Tirdeglass, ii. 2.

Colman of Cloyne, ii. 212, 216.

Colman, son of Comgell, iii. 4.

Colman Huabardan, abbot of Clonmacnois, iii. 4.

Colman, abbot of Glendaloch, iii. 4.

Colman Cass, abbot of Clonmacnois, iii. 4. Carried off by a
pestilence, 55.

Colman, abbot of Clonmacnois, death of, iii, 128.

Colman, called Mocholraoc, bishop and abbot of Lismore, iii.
145, 146.

Colman, surnamed Hua-machensis^ death of, iii. 163.

Colman of Telach-uallen, death of, iii. 163.

Colman O'Liathan, bishop of Lismore, death of, iii. 163.

Colman, surnamed Brittanicus, abbot of Slane, death of, iii. 191.

Colman, abbot of Kinnity, slain at the battle of Beallach Mughna,
iii. 354.

Colman Mac Alild, abbot and bishop of Clonard and Clonmac-
nois, death of, iii. 368.

Colman, patron of Austria leaves Ireland, iii. 431. Arrives in
Austria, is seized on, tortured and hanged, ib. Interred in the
church yard of Stockereau, honored as a Martyr, and his body,
being found entire, placed in St. Peter's church at Medlica or
Melek. 439.

Colmanel of Muckmore, confounded with Colman of Dromore, i.

431.
Coludi, now Coldingham in Scotland, iii. 97.
Columb, a holy priest placed by St. Patrick over the district of

Imchlair, i. 266, 269.
Columb, St. of Tirdaglass, attends St. Finnian of Clonard m his

last illness, ii. 22 ; founds the monastery of Tirdaglass, 71, 74;

death of, ib.
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Columba, St. or St. Columb-kill, his life \vritten by Adamnan, i.
61 ; bis sanctity foretold by St. Patrick, 262 ; his grandfather a
Christian, 39 1. Of tlie 2d class of Irish Saints, ii. 13 ; founds
the monastery of Kilmore-deathruib, 12, 133. Commence-
ment of his history, 106; his parentage, ib. liis first name, ib.
Sent to the school of St. Finnian of Maghbile. 1 17, attends the
lecture of St. Finnian of Clonard, ib — ^founds the monasteries of
Voire'CaJcraich, now Deny, and Dair-magh, now DuiTogh,
118. Ordained priest by St. Etchen instead of bishop, through
mistake, 126 ; founds the monastery of Kennanus, now Kells,
in Meath, ib. Several monasteries and churches said to be
erected by him, 132, 133. Swords not erecte;!^ by him, ib.
Monastery of Eac-mac-neirc, said to be erected hy him, 1 33.
By his prayers Dicrmit king of Ireland is defeated at the battle
ofCuldremni, 145. Not the cause of that battle as has been
asserted, 14-9. Pays a visit to St. Finnian of Maghbile and St.
Brendan of Bin-, ib. The island of I- Columb-kill or Hi/,
granted to him by Conall, king of the Albanian Scots, 154.
Erects his monastery and church there, ib. Undertakes the
conversion of the northern Picts, ib. His mission confirmed by
miracles, 155. His exertions attended with success, 161. Pe-
netrates as far as the Orkney islands, ib Founds a monasteiy
in the island of Hinba or Hymba, and is there visited by Saints
Comgail, Cainnech, Brendan of Clonfert, and Cormac Hua
Leathain, 162. Visits Sky, and is said to have made some
establishments there, ib. Excommunicates some members of
the royal family who had plundered some of his convents, 163;
Attempted to be murdered, ib. Superintends the ecclesiastical
affairs of the British Scots, 172. Visits St. Kentigern, ib.
Inaugurates Aidan king of the British Scots, 173. His history
continued, 236. Goes to the assembly of Drumceat, ib. Is
treated with respect by Aldus the king of Ireland, 237. Pre-
vents the suppression of the order of poets, ib. Declines de-
ciding on the dispute between Aidan and Aldus about the ter-
ritory of Dalrieda, 238. Endeavours ineffectually to procure
the liberation of Scanlan prince of Ossory, but gives him his
blessing, ib. Visits the monastery of Derry, and some others of
his own fomidation ; and also Clonmacnois, 243. Has an inter-
view with St. Comgail of Bangor, 244. Goes to Coleraine, ib.
Again at Hy, ib. Particulars of his last days, and of his death,
ib. and 245. His shrine and reliques removed to the main land
of N. Britain, to preserve them from the Danes, iii. 252.
Brought into Ireland for the same purj^ose, 274, 326, 327.
His body originally buried in Down, iv. 274. See Co-
lumbkill.

Columba, son of Crimthan, buried at Tirdaglass.

Columba of Iniskeltra, death of, ii. 73.

Columban Hua Telduibh, bishop of Clonard, ii. 412.



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