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rates, iii. 236, 238. Escapes from them, 239. Sets out on
a pilgrimage, and arrives at Rome, 237, 240. Becomes a
monk at the monastery of Rhingaw in Switzerland, ib.



456 JNDEX^

Findharr, an epithet applied to St. Finnian of Clonard, lu 23",
Findclian, a priest, founds a monastery in Ethica, ii. 162.
Findulgan, saves St. Columb-Idll from being stabbed, ii. 171.
Fingalls, wlio possessed Dublin, slaughteFed by the Dubhgalls,

and the city taken, iii. 277.
Fingar, St. or St. Guigner, story of him, i 225. Martyrdom of,

297.
Fingen or Fingin, king of Munster, iii. 5, 7.
Fingen, bishop of Hy, not to be confounded with an abbot Fin-
gen, iii. 381. Death of, ib.
Fingen, an Irishman, abbot of St. Felix at Metz, iii. 406, 408.
Repairs the monastery of St. Peter and St. Yictorius, 407.
Death of, ib.
Finghin, king of Cashel, death of, ii. 311.
Finglas, river of, near Dublin, i. 275. Property of the See of

Dublin, iv. 240.
Finloga, father of St. Brendan, ii. 28.
Fining, a disciple of St. Carthagh, ii. 359.
Finnacta, monarch of Ireland, killed in the battle of Greallach-

dolla, iii. 82, 144.
Finnachta Mac Kellach, bishop and abbot of Derry, iii. 370.
Finnavair'7ia-ningeny lands of, granted to the monks of Melli-

font, iv. 165.
Finnbarr, St. intimate with St. Pulchcrius, iii. 25, 27.
Finnia, St. abbess of Kildare, death of, iii. 255.
Finnian, St. of Clonard, lived in the 6th century, i. 31, 269.
Foundation of his school at Clonard, 464. Sent, when a child,
to be baptized by Fortkern, ib. Met on the v/ay by St. Ab-
ban, and baptized by him, ib. Goes to Killmuine in Britain,
receives donations of lands, and erects many churches there, ib.
Returns to Ireland with many holy men, 465. Preaches before
St. Brigid, ib. Erects many churches, ib. Forms an estab-
lishment at Magna, ib. Removes to Clonard, ib. Bishop and
abbot of Clonard, ii. 21. His school resorted to by several
learned men, ib. Attended in his last hours by St Columb, 22,
Death of, ib.
Finnian, St. of Maghbile or Movill, governs the church of Mo-
vill, i. 264. Abbot of Maghbile, 265 3 flourished in the mid-
dle of the 6th century, 424 ; instructed by a bishop Colman,
431 ; a pupil of St. Cuilan, 432; thought to have been the
same as Findbar or Finnio, ii. 23, 24, 25. Placed under the
care of Colman of Dromore, 25 ; not the same as St. Frigidian,
ib. Buried at Maghbile, ib. Questions concerning the time
of his death, 26.
Finnians, two belonging to the 2d class of Irish Saints in Ireland,

ii. 13.
Finnio, St. the same as St. Finnian of Maghbile, ii. 24,
Finnmagh, in Fothurta, monastery of, governed by St. Mosacra,
iii, 140.



INDEX. 457



Fintan, father of St. Finnian, i. 464.

Fiutan, St. of Clonenagh, receives Comgall at his monastery, il.

62. Disciple of St. Columba, son of Crimthan, 74. His rule,

204. Founds the monastery of Clonenagh, 227, 231. Death

of,. 229.

Fintan, bishop of Clonfert, the same as Fintan Corach, ii. 231.

Death of 303.
Fintan Corach. See Fintan of Clonfert.
Fintan of Dunbleische, the family of, ii. 232.
Fintan, son of Crimthan, ii. 231 .
Fdntan, son of Finnloga, king of Munster, father of St. Fursey, ii.

449.
Fintan Maeldubh, appointed successor to St. Fintan of Clonenagh,

ii. 229, 231.
Fintan Munhu, or Munnu, goes to Hy, ii. 233, 405. His family,

404. Death of, 406.
Finten, son of Aldus, ii. 133, 143.
Fire, an object of worship with the Pagan Irish, i* 226. iv. 407,

411.
Fire temples, iv. 407, 409, 410.
Fire- worshippers in Ireland, iv. 409.

Firminius, St. first bishop of Amiens, said to have been an Irish-
man, i. 6.
Fitz-Adelm, William sent into Ireland as deputy to Henry II. iv.
230. Founds the Abbey of St. Thomas at Dublin, 233. Invades
Conaught and is defeated, 235.
Fizgerald, Maurice death of, iv. 230.

Flahertach, monarch of Ireland, becomes a monk at Armagh, iii.
144. Succeeded on the throne by Aedh or Hugh the fourth,
175. Death of, 192.
Flan, bishop of Rechran, iii. 171.
Flan Febhla, becomes archbishop of Armagh, iii. 131. Holds a

synod, 136.
Flan Mac Conaill, bishop of Emly. Death of, iii. 361.
Flan Mac Famchellaic, bishop of Emly, death of, iii. 266.
Flan Mac Maoil-edrin, abbot of Hy, death of, iii. 343, 344.
Flan O'Conacty, called bishop of Breffney, said to be the bishop

of Kilmore, ii. 12.
Flan Sionna, monarch of Ireland, succeeds Aidus the Sixth, iii.
242, 244. Battle between him and the Danes, 346. Lays
waste Munster, 351. Defeated by Cormac Mac Culinan, ib.
Raises another army and defeats Cormac in the battle of Beal-
lach Mughna, 252. Succeeded on the throne by Nial Glun-
ilubh, 366.
Flanagan, king of Bregh, killed by the Northmen, iii. 348.
Flangus, son of Loingsech, becomes archbishop of Armagh, iii.

252, 254. Succeeded by his coadjutor Atrigius, 267.
Flannan, St. first bishop of Killaloe, iii. 147, 148.
VOL. IV. K K



458 INDEX.

Hathertach, or Flaliertach, abbot of Inniscatthy, a man of a mi-
litary disposition, accompanies Cormac Mac Cullinan to th^
battle of Magh Leana, iii. 351. Fomenter of the quarrel be-
tween Cormac and Flann Sionna, 354.

Fleury, incorrectness of, when treating of the Irish clergy, iv.
268. *

Florentius, St. an Irish priest, revered at Amboise in France, ii.
491.

Florentius, St. an Irishman, supposed to have accompanied Dago-
bert King of Austrasia on his return fi'om Ireland, iii, 101.
Founds a monastery in the forest of Haste in Alsace, ib. Bi-
shop of Strasburg, ib. Founds the monastery of St. Thomas
in Strasburg, ib. Death of 102.

Fochard, the birth place of St. Brigid, i. 378.

Fochard-Brighde, nunnery of, iii. 38.

Foclut, the wood of, vision of St. Patrick respecting, i. 160, 161,
253.

Foelan, Bishop of Emly, succeeded by Mael-Kellach, iii. 386.

Foelchuo Mac-Dcrbine, abbot of Hy, iii. 157. Death of 166.

Foeldovar, bishop of Cloglier, death of, ii. 185. iii. 170.

Foendalach, archbishop of Armagh, iii. 194. Death of, 233, 234.

Fogartach, Hua Cernech, monarch of Ireland, killed in battle
against Kenneth his successor, iii, 144.

Foilan, St. brother to St. Fursey, accompanies him to England,
ii. 458. He and his brother Ultan go to Brabant, 464.
Killed, together with three of his disciples, by robbers, ib.

Foillen, the sleep of, i. 272, 276.

Folachtach, abbot of Birr, death of, iii. 192.

Folloman, said to be son of Natfraich, i. 402.

Fontaine, monastery of, ii. 267.

Forannan, abbot of Kildare, iii. 153.

Forannan, archbishop of Armagh, sent to the Danish ships at
Limerick by Turgesius, iii. 277, 278. Death of, 277, 280.

Forannan, St. bishop of Domnach.mor, amves at Walciodorus,
and is made abbot there, iii. 404.

Forbach, archbishop of Armagh, death of, iii. 252.

Forchern or Fortchern, St. said to be bishop of Trim, i. 427. Said
to have been a disciple of St. Luman, 428. Different from
bishop Fortkern, 466.

Fore, in Meath, St. Suarla first bishop of, iii. 177. See of, iv. 323.

Forgney, church of, i. 419, 420.

Fornication, persons born in, canon relating to, iv. 271, 274.

Fornicators, canon relating to, iv 271.

Forrach-mac-namalfraidli, preaching of St. Patrick at, i. 252.

Fortkern, a bishop, different from Fortchern of Trim, i. 466.

Fossas or Fosse, monastery of, ii. 464, 465.

Fothadius, lecturer of Armagh, forced to accompany Aidus V. on
an expedition against the people of Leinster, iii. 244.

Fotharta, wligre situated, i. 40.



INDEX. 459

Fredegand, disdjde of St. Fursey, ii. 462, 464,

Fricor, an Irish priest distinguished for piety in Picardy, iii. 442,
443. Becomes a monk at Centula, 443.

Friday, feast of St. John Baptist on, accounted ominous by the
Irish, iv. II,

Fridolinus, St. called the traveller, i. 428, ii. 477. Goes to
France, 478, 482. Elected abbot of St. Hilary's monastery,
ib. Erects the monastery of Helera and several other monas-
teries, ib. and 481. Dies at Seckingen, 479.

Frigidian or Frigidianus, bishop of Lucca, ii. 25, 27.

Froech, a priest, ii. 323, 324.

Fulartach, St. bishop of Clonard, death of, iii. 202, 203.

Funerals not always attended by a priest, iv. 285.

Fursa, or Fursey, abbot of Lecan or Leckin, death of, iii. 191.

Fursaeus or Fursey, St lands in Britany on his way to Rome, i.
113. Intimate with St. Pulcherius, iii. 25. See St. Fursey.

Fursey or Fursaeus, St. an Irishman, ii. 448. Retires to Inis-
quin, 449. Erects a monstery at Rathmat, 455. Goes to
England, 458. Erects the monastery of Cnobhersburg, ib.
Leaves Cnobhersburg to his brother Foilan and two priests,
459. Repairs to his brother Ultan, ib. Goes to France, ib.
Erects the monastery of Lagny, ib. Death of, 462. See
Fursaeus.

Fursey, St. of Conall Miu-themne, ii. 451.

G.

Gabhren, father to Fintan of Clonenagh, ii. 227, 231.

Gall, St. in Switzerland, monastery of, i. 432, 434, 438.

Gallen, monastery of, i. 424.

Gallus, St. or St. Gall, a companion of Columbanus, destroys
idols at Bregentz, ii. 287, 291. Returns from Bregentz to Ar-
bona, 432. Erects an oratory for twelve monks, and expels an
evil spirit from Fridiburga daughter of Gunzo, duke of that
country, ib. Goes to Constance, 435. Sends Magnoald to
Bobbio to enquire about the death of Columbanus, ib. In-
vited by the monks of Luxeu to take the government of their
house, which he refuses, 437. Death of, 438.

Garbhan, a hermit, dissuades St. Coemgen from going on a
long journey that he was about to undertake, ii. 44. Called son
of Lugadius, 49. A disciple of St. Coemgen, ib.

Garbhan St. or St. Garvan of Achadh-Garbhan, ii. 136.

Gartan, the birth place of Columbkill, ii. 106, 136.

Gaul, the country of the Celts, 117.

Gaura, St, Patrick ill-treated by the people of, i. 266.

Gelasius, archbishop of Armagh first called Giolla Mac Lieg,
iv. 102, 103. Reconciles O'LochJin, prince of Tyrone, and
the nobles of Ulster and Ulidia, 136. Death of, 220.



460 INDEX.



Gelges, daughter of Aedh-finn prince of Hy-Briuin, mother of Su
Furscy, ii. 44-9.

Genereus, an Anglo Saxon, converted by St. Columbkill, ii. 174.

Gerald Barrj''. See Giraldus Cambrensis.

Gerard, St. of Mayo, iii. 166 i an Englishman, 168.

Gereberin, a priest, murdered along with St. Dyrapna by her
father, ii. 474.

German St. mission of to Britain, accompanied by St. Patrick to
extinguish the Pelagian heresy there, i. 34, 180. Preceptor of
St. Patrick, 161. Accompanied by St. Patrick in his return from
Britain, 184.

Germanus, a tutor of St. Columbkill, ii. 117, 120.

Germany, several monasteries founded there by Irishmen, iv. 2.

Gibrian, St. brother to St. Tressan, ii. 487, 488. Death of, ib.

Gilda-na-Naomh, bishop of Glendaloch, resigns his see, and be-
comes abbot of the monks of Wurtzburg, iii. 452, 454. iv. 6.

Gildas, two of that name, the elder called Albanius, and younger
Badonicus, i. 476.

Gildas, return of to Britain after having for some time taught at
Armagh, i. 435. Said to have sent a bell to St. Brigid, 450.
Interview with St. Finnian, 464. Much spoken of in the acts of
St. Finnian, 469. Disquisition on Gildas Albanius and Gildas
Badonicus, 476, 477. Sent when young to the school of
Iltutus, 477- Goes to Ireland and is employed in the school
at Ai-magh, ib. Returns to Britain, ib. Superintends the school
of Lancarvan, 478. Death of, ib. and 489. Gildas Alba-
nius and Gildas Badonicus the same, 482. Enquiry concerning
the time of his birth, 483. Said to have gone on a tour to
Brittany, 485. Called Gilla, ib- in high repute with the 2d class
of Irish saints, ii. 19. Visited by St. Brendan while in Brit-
tany, 34.

Gildas, a learned man, bom in Wales, and son of an Iri^ Scot,
iii. 262. Said to have been a monk of Bangor, ib.

Gildas c/e Buys, St. monastery of, i. 488.

Gill Abbey, iv. 126.

Gille, or Gillebert, bishop of Lim.erick, apostolic legate for Ire-
land, ii. 72. The first legate ever placed over Ireland, iii.
467. Account of him, iv. 23 to 35.

Gille Mac Liag, tlie first name of Gelasius archbishop of Armagh,
iv. 102, 103.

Giraldus Cambrensis, his lies respecting Ireland, iv. 210, 231,
242, 268, 279, 281, 286, 287. His first arrival in Ireland, 253.
Again with prince John, 262. Refuses the see of Ferns, 264,
Preaches against the Irish clergj-, 265. His testimony in fa-
vour of them, 267. Returns to England, 278- His maligjpity,.
vanity, and conceitedness, ib. His works, 280.

Gladusa, mother of St. Cadoc, i. 490.

Glaismor, monastery of, ii. 358, 360,



INDEX. 46 1-



Glas-naldhen, abbey of, ii. 7(^, 78.

Glass- Kinnick, a copy of the four Gospels so called, ii. 201.

Glastonbuiy, St. Patrick said to be buried there, i. 324. The
church of, called the church of St. Patrick, i. 67, 228. Com-
munity formed there by Irishmen, 325.

Gleann-Dallain, a place in Breffny, or Carbury, ii. 327, 329.

Gleann-Gairg, not the same as Lough Dearg, i. 426.

Gleann-indeachta, the church of, i. 268.

Gleann-ussen, monastery of, ii. 76, 78.

Glendalogh, founded by St. Coemgen, ii. 44. Plundered by the
Scandinavians, iii. 271. St. Laurence O'Toole elected abbot
of, iv. 175. Archdall's error respecting its abbacy, 18Q. Burnt,
182. City of confirmed to Malchus, bishop of that see, by a
bull from Pope Alexander the third, 241. The see annexed
to Dublin, 319, 321. Ledwich's errors respecting it, 398, 399.

Glenfinnaght, in the county Antrim, a boundary of Dalrieda, i.
217.

Gluaire in Dalaradia, church of, i. 268.

Goban, St. monastery of, at Kinsale, ii. 94.

Gobban, son of Nescainn, a bishop, placed by St. Carthagh in a
monastery at Inispict, ii 358.

Gobban, St. receives St. Laserian at Old Leighlin, ii. 402. Gives
up his monastery to him, 404.

Gobban, a priest left by St. Fui-sey at Cnobhersburg, ii. 459,
, 460.

Gobnata, St. abbess of Bomeach, iii. 14.

Godfrey, or Godthric, king of Dublin, acknowledges himself
vassal to Turlogh O'Brien, iii. 471. Banished, 484, 486.

Godfrid Cronan, king of Mann, iii. 457, 460.

Godfrid, king of the Danes of Dubhn, plunders Armagh, iii. 367.
Thought to be a Christian, 376. Routed in battle by the Irish,
377. Defeated by Roderic O'Cannanain at Muine-Breacairiy:
ib. Killed in battle by the Munstermen, ib,

Gormfhlaidh, abbess of Kildare, iv. 54.

Gormgall, abbot of Ardoilen, iii. 435.

Gortnaluachraj the birth place of Berach, ii. 323.

Gothred or Godfrey, king of Dublin, banished, iii. 484, 486.

Govan, monastery of, ii. 165.

Graige-ne-managh, or Douske, abbey of founded, iv. 248.

Grallo, Count, founder of the abbey of Landevenec, i. 493.

Grany, nunnery of St. Mary's of, iv. 338, 340.

Graphan, son of Nescainn, ii. 358.

Gray Abbey. See Leigh Abbey.

Greek and Asiatic teachers, no account of any haying ever come
to Ireland in the ancient history of the church, i, 12.

Gregory VII. Pope, writes to Turlogh O'Brien, and claims eccle-
siastical and temporal power over Ireland, iii. 484.

Gregory, superior of the Irish monaste»*y of Wurtzbui'g, iv. 157.



462 INDEX.



Gregory, arclibishop of Dublin and fieveral other prelates, deaths
of, iv. 172.

Guaire, king of Conaught, ii. 339. Said to have been visited by
St. Maidoc of Ferns, ib, and 341. Grants land to St Colman
to erect a monastery, 34-2.

Guasacta, a disciple of St. Patrick, i. 219.

Guic Sezni in Britany, where St. Sezinus, an Irishman, died, i.
261.

Guigner, St. or Fignar, said to have been converted by St. Pa-
trick, i. 225.

Gundlaeus, father of Cadoc, i. 489. Retires from the world,
leaving his lands to Cadoc, 490.

Gunibald, St. an Irishman, said to have suffered martyrdom in
Germany, i.7.

Gunifort, an Irishman, brother of St. Gunibald, suffered martyr-
dom in Germany, i, 7, 9, 462.



H.

Hanmer, falsehoods of respecting Celsus, archbishop of Araoagh,
iv. 33.

Harbours of Ireland, better known than those of Britain, i. 14.

Harris, errors of, i, 200. ii. 315, 413. iii. 28, 40.

Hautmont, monastery of, founded by St. Madelgar, ii. 490.

Helen, St. sister of St. Tressan, death of, ii. 488.

Helias, an Irishman, bishop of Angouleme, iii. 287. Disciple of
Theodulf, bishop of Orleans, 289. Death of, ib,

Helvacus, St. ( St. Ailbej said to liave baptized St. David of
Wales, i. 469.

Hemma, the abbess, makes over to Marianus and his brethren
the church of St. Peter at Ratisbon, iv. 3.

Henan, St. of Druimrath, ii. ! 89.

Henry II. king of England, applies to Pope Adrian IV. for per-
mission to take possession of Ireland, iv. 158. Arrives in
Ireland, 201. Receives the submission of several Irish princes,
bishops, and abbots, 202, 203. Returns to England, 217,
219. Sends the Bull of Adrian IV. and the Brief of Alexan-
der III. into Ireland, 222. Declares his son John king of
Ireland, 235. Waited on in England by St. Laurence O'Toole,
to settle a dispute between him and Roderic O'Conor, 244.
Behaves tyrannically, and refuses the saint permission to return
to Ireland, ib. Death of, 317.

Here, St. or St. Hercus, bishop of Slane, i. 224, 346. See Era
and Ercus.

Hermedus, bishop of Clogher, i. 87.

Hermon Mountain, i. 164. Supposed to be the rock called Mount
St. Michae}, 166.



INDEX.



Hervey de Monte Morisco takes the command of the English army ,
invades North Munster, but is defeated at Thurles, iv. 224?.

Heth, region of, a church built there by St. Brendan, ii. 29. A
monastery established there by St. Comgall, 63, 68.

Heul in Cornubia. St. Fingar or Guigner, meets St. Hia, an
Irish virgin, there, where they and several others are put to
death, i, 297.

Hia, an Irish virgin, put to death at Heul in Cornubia, i. 297.

Hierarchy, none existed in Ireland before St. Patrick, i. 33.

Hierlog, St. bishop and abbot of Lismore, death of, iii. 144.

Hild, abbess of the nunnery of Strenaeshalch (Whitby) defends
the Irish Paschal calculation, iii. 60.

Hildulf, St. said to have been an Irishman, iii. 104, 106.

Hilfothuir, abbey of, iv. 323.

Himelin, St. an Irishman, iii. 194, 197. Dies at Brabant, 195.

Hinba or Hymba, monastery of, erected by St. Columbkill, ii.
162, 167.

Hoel, brother of St. Gildas, killed by king Arthur at the battle of
Anglesey, i. 477.

Holmesj islands in the Severn, St. Gildas and Cadoc retire to
the, i. 47.

Holm Patrick, supposed to have been the place where St. Patrick
landed after he had been repulsed at AnaUCailtrairiy i. 209,
212. Plundered by the Scandinavians, iii. 231, 238 — See
Inis-Patrick.

Holy Cross, abbey of founded, iv. 252.

Holy Trinity, Dublin, church of the, built, iii. 434.

Honoratus, St. monastery of, i. 175, 177.

Hua-meith'tire. or Hy-meith-tire, now the barony of Orior, co.
Armagh, a church erected in, by St. Patrick, i. 266, 270.

Hua-Nolella, St. Patrick preached to the people of, i. 244.

Huarach, succeeds Edaehada Mac Scanlan, bishop of Eraly, iii.
381.

Huarangaradhy a church erected there by St. Patrick, i. 244.

Hugh IV. surnamed Ollain, monarch of Ireland, killed in battle
by Donald, who succeeded him on the throne, i. 175, 176.

Hy, or I, the island of, occupied by Druids until driven out by St.
Columba, ii. 111. Origin of the name of, 153. Permission
given by its proprietor to St. Columba to settle in, 154. The
monks of, send Aedan to preach to the people of Northumber-
land, ii. 419, 420. Monks of, receive the Roman Paschal
computation, iii. 154. Burned by the Scandinavians, and
again attacked by them, 241, 242. Devastated, 391. Anew
monastery erected there in opposition to the elders of the place,
iv. 347. The new monastery demolished by the clergy of the
North of Ireland, and Amalgaid elected abbot, ib,
Hv'Bairrche or Hy-barcliey a tribe and district of Leinster. St.
Fiech of that house a Christian when he met with St. Patrick,



464 INDEX,

i. 274. The district visited by St. Finnian, 465. Where situ-
ated, 468.

Hy-Breasail, the district of, iv. 38, 41.

Hij-Bruin-chualain, a territory in the county of Wicklow, i.

427.
Hy- Bruin- Seolay district of, i. 247.
Hy-Conaill, the chieftain and principal persons of, wait on Saint

Ita, ii. 84.
Hy-Cuanach, St. Patrick violently opposed in, i. 287.
Hyfailge, district of, i. 302.
Hy-Fiachra, district of, i. 256.
Hy-Jiginte, district of, ii. 3.

Hy-Garrchon, district of, where situated, i. 40, 272.
Hy-Kmsellaghf comprized in the now county of Carlow, i. 273,

276.
Hy-Maine, district of, i. 244.
Hy-Malia, district of, i. 245.
Hy-meith-tire. See Hua-meith-tire.
Hy-tuirtre, a part of Dalaradia, so called, i. 268.



Jacob, a deacon, observes the Roman custom of the Paschal
computation, ii. 424.

James, St. announced the Christian Faith in Ireland, i. 2.

James, St. the Irish monastery of, at Ratisbon, iv. 57.

laova, or lovin St. Studies, in Britain, under his uncle Paul, a
disciple of Htulus, i. 492. Returns to Ireland, and embraces
the ecclesiastial state, ib. Death of, ib.

larlath, St. successor to St. Benignus in the See of Armagh, i.
359, 375, 391, 392. Death of, 359, 415. Succeeded by
Cormac. ib.

larlath, St. first bishop of Tuam. St. Brendan said to have stu-
died theology under him, ii. 29. His parentage, 41. Erro-
neously said to have been a disciple of St. Benignus, ib. Es-
tablishes his See at Tuam, ib. His death and place of inter-
ment, ib.

Jar-Muin^ or West Munster, i. 293.

Ibar, St. of Beg-Erin or Begery, an eminent person in Ireland, i.
22. Opposed to St. Patrick, 283. Admonished by an Angel,
enters into an agreement with St. Patrick, 284. Ordered by
St. Patrick to offer up prayers for the conversion of Olild, 287.
Not a bishop so early as has been imagined, 334. School of
in Beg Erin, 402. A friend of St. Brigid's, 410. Reckoned
one of St. Patrick's disciples, 422. Death of, ib.

Ibrach, the monastery of, iv. 91, 92.

I Columbkille, island of. See Hy, and I.

Idols, not generally worshipped in Ireland, i. 229.



INDEX, 465

Idunan, the first who assumed the title of bishop of Meath, iii.

452.
leripoint or Terpoint, monastery of, founded, iv. 248.
Iferte or Hyferte, a district in Kerry, i. 420, 422.
Ilandus, bishop, monastery of, at Rathlibhthen, ii. 10. Invites

Aidus, son of Brec, to his monastery, 187.
niand, and Alild, sons of Dunlang, king of Leinster, baptized by

St. Patrick at Naas, i. 272, 394.
Illand, king of Leinster, prediction of St. Brigid to him, i. 407.
Iltutus, school of, at Laniltult or Lantwill in Glamorganshire, i.

475. Death of, 481.
Imaile, or Imaly, Glenn of, iv. 172, 174.
Imchad, grandfather of St. Sinill, i. 441.
Imchlair, a district near Dungannon; people converted there by

St. Patrick, i. 266, 269.
Imleachluan, church of, i. 268.
Immagh, monastery of, erected by St. Fechin, iii. 45. People

of, converted by him, ib. .

Inauguration of princes, iv. 286.
Inbher-Boinne, meaning of, i. 221.

Inbhernaile, errors of Archdall respecting St. Natalis of, i. 447-
Inbher Slaiiige, meaning of the word, &c. i. 214.
Incest, the Irish not guilty of, iv. 283.
Inchmemeo, or Inish-na-mbeo, meaning of, iv. 290.
Inchmore in Lough-ree, monastery of, ii. 6.
Inclusi, a description of anchorets, iv. 394, 402.
Indrect, bishop of Kilmaeduach, death of, iii. 266.
Indrect or Indrecht, succeeds Diermit as abbot of Hy, iii. 274.

Martyred by the Anglo-Saxons, 325.
Inis-Aingin, given to St. Kieran of Clonmacnois, by Dermod, mo-
narch of Ireland, i. 56, The monarch M^olseaglilain dies

there, iii. 426, 427.
Inisbeg, church of, i. 279.
Inis-bo-finde, monastery of St. Rioch in, i. 419. Meaning of the

words, 421. A monastery erected thereby Colman, iii. 79.
Inis-Breagh-muigh, birth place of St. Maidoc of Ferns, ii. 333,

336.
Iniscaoin-Deghadh, St. Dageus bishop there, ii. 76, 79.
Iniscaorach, now called Mutton Island. An Oratory constructed

there by St. Senan, ii. 3, 6.
Iniscathaig, Iniscattery or Iniscatthy, monastery of, i. 445. Es-
tablishment of St. Senan, in, ii. 3.
Inisclothran, St. Diermit abbot of, ii. 9. Plundered, iv. 322.
Iniscourcy, monastery of founded, iv. 248, 250,
Inisdamle, where situate, iii. 27. Monastery of, plundered by

the Scandinavians, iii. 270 ; and again, ib. Devastated, 377 .
Inisfail, church of, i. 279.
Iniafallen, abbey of, plundered, iv. 248, 249.
Inish-na-mbeo, meaning of the name, iv. 290.
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Iniskeltra, monastery of, founded by St. Camin, iii. 11. Set on

fire, 374. Re-built by Brian Boroimlie, 422.
Inislaunaght, Inislounagh or Inislogh, its scite, iii. 28. Abbey of,

iv. 262, 264.
Inisleamhnacta, conjecture on, iii. 27, 28.
Jyiis'locha-cre, known by the name of Monanincha, iv, 290.
Inisluaidhe, now Inis-ula, ii. 5.
Inisluinge, church of, ii. 3, 5.
Inis-mac-Hua-Cuinn or Inisquin, a monastery estabh'shed there by

St, Brendan, ii. 30.
Inis-maC' Saint, abbey of, i. 453.
Inis-mochta, or Inismouthy, church of pillaged, iii. 374, 375.

Conjecture on, ib,
Inismor, monastery of, founded by St. Brendan, ii. 3.



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