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Books Books 1 - 6 of 6 on Clonmacnois,' the first that invited a party of the poor of Cluain at Iseal Chiarain,....
" Clonmacnois,' the first that invited a party of the poor of Cluain at Iseal Chiarain, and who presented twenty cows of his own to it. Of this it was said — 0 Conn of Cluain ! thou wert heard from Erinn in Alban ; 0 head of dignity ! it will not be easy... "
Christian Inscriptions in the Irish Language - Page 67
edited by - 1872
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Transactions, Volume 24

Royal Irish Academy - Learned institutions and societies - 1873
...of his own to it. Of this it was said:— " 0 Conn of Cluain, Thou wast heard from Erin in Alba: 0 head of dignity, It will not be easy to plunder thy church." A forcible refection was taken by Murchadh, son of Conchobhar, at Iseal-Chiarain, and from the Ce'li-de,...
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Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban, Volume 2

William Forbes Skene - Scotland - 1877
...his own to it. Of this it was said — O Conn of Cluain ! thou wert heard from Erinu in Allxiu ; 0 head of dignity ! it will not be easy to plunder thy church. And Conn was father of Maolchiarain, coavb of Ciaran, or abbot of Clonmacnois.50 It is unnecessary to follow...
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Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban, Volume 2

William Forbes Skene - Scotland - 1887
...of his own to it. Of this it was said — 0 Conn of Cluain ! thou wert heard from Erinn in Alban ; 0 head of dignity ! it will not be easy to plunder thy church. And Conn was father of Maolchiarain, coa'rb of Ciaran, or 49 See King's Introduction, p. 73. abbot of Clonmacnois.50...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 12

Sir Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1887
...charitable act seemed so great in that age that a poet quoted by the ' Four Masters ' says : ' O Conn ! O Head of dignity, it will not be easy to plunder thy church.' In 1072, however, the ' Annals ' record that ' a forcible refection was taken by Murchadh, son of Conchobar...
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Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban, Volume 2

William Forbes Skene - Scotland - 1887
...of his own to it. Of this it was said — O Conn of Cluain ! thou wert heard from Erinn in Alban ; 0 head of dignity ! it will not be easy to plunder thy church. abbot of Cloumacnois.50 It is unnecessary to follow this further, but it is obvious how prevalent at...
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Clonmacnois - the Church and Lands of St. Ciar'an: Change and Continuity in ...

Annette Kehnel - History - 1997 - 352 pages
...1031: A Chuinn Chluana, atclos tu a hErind i nAlban, \ A chind ordain, nochan usa do chill dargain ('O Conn of Cluain! thou wert heard from Ireland in...dignity, it will not be easy to plunder thy church'). Thanks to Dr Sean Duffy who pointed out to me some important details on Conn na mbocht. 20 AClon 1069....
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