the matyr dom of donegal a calendar of the saints of ireland

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Page 572 - Society, founded in 1840, and the Celtic Society, established in 1845. The present Society has been formed by the union of these two bodies, under the name of the " Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society," for the preservation of the monuments illustrative of Irish history, and for the publication of the historic, bardic, ecclesiastical, and topographical remains of Ireland, especially such as are extant in the Irish language. Since the union of the two Societies, two important volumes have been...
Page 572 - The Books of the Society are published solely for the use of its Subscribers, who are divided into two classes: Members, who pay three pounds admission, and one pound per annum; and Associates, who pay an annual subscription of one pound, without any entrance fee. The Fundamental Laws of the Society regulate the privileges of each class of Subscribers, who can also obtain the publications of the two former Societies, at the rates, and under the conditions specified in the present Prospectus.
Page 177 - ... engaged at the work, and cutting timber like the rest. He had his load ready before the others, and he kept it by his side. As he was so, he heard a bright bird singing on the blackthorn near him. He was more beautiful than the birds of the world. And the bird said : " This is diligent work, О Cleric," said he. " This is required of us in building a church of God,
Page 581 - ... ST. PATRICK APOSTLE OF IRELAND A Memoir of his Life and Mission WITH AN INTRODUCTORY DISSERTATION ON SOME EARLY USAGES OF THE CHURCH IN IRELAND, AND ITS HISTORICAL POSITION FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ENGLISH COLONY TO THE PRESENT DAY...
Page 575 - Reprinted from the second edition, London, 1590, with a Preface and Notes, by AQCILLA SMITH, MD, MRIA II. The Annals of Ireland, by James Grace of Kilkenny. Edited from the MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, in the original Latin, with a translation and Notes, by the Rev.
Page 153 - Erin, ie, his father was of the race of Conall Gulban, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages.
Page 575 - The Annals of Ireland, by James Grace of Kilkenny. Edited from the MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, in the original Latin, with a Translation and Notes, by the Rev. RICHARD BUTLER, AB, MR L A.
Page 578 - Sir Richard Bingham's Account of his Proceedings in Connacht, in the reign of Elizabeth. A Narration of Sir Henry Docwra's Services in Ulster, written AD 1614; together with other original Documents and Letters illustrative of Irish History. Edited by JOHN O'DONOVAN, Esq., LL.
Page 333 - Eoghain this happened; and there the alliance of Colum-cille and Buti took place, in the 30th year after the death of Buti and of the age of Columba.] 12. С. PRIDIE IDUS DECEMBRIS. 12. FINNEN, Abbot of Cluain Eraird, in Meath ; a doctor of wisdom, and tutor of the saints of Ireland in his time ; for it was he that had three thousand saints at one school at Cluain Eraird, as is evident in his Life ; and it was out of them the twelve apostles of Erin were chosen, among whom were Colum Cille, Ciaran...
Page 105 - Ega is the name of an island in which he was, after his coming from Erin. And there came robbers of the sea on a certain time to the island when he was celebrating mass. He requested of them not to kill him until he should have the mass said, and they gave him this respite ; and he was afterwards beheaded and fifty-two of his monks along with him. And all their names are in a certain old book of the books of Erin,

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