List of Irish saints and places in the paruchia of Brigit

  • Early Irish
  • prose, list
First words (prose)
  • Brigitae sanctae subiectae erant omnes hae uirgines sanctae quarum loca et nonina enumerabimus
pp. 353b–353d
beg. ‘BRigitae sanctae subiectae erant omnes hae uirgines sanctae quarum loca et nonina enumerabimus’
  • Early Irish
prose, list (primary)
Textual relationships
Related: List of Irish saints and placesList of Irish saints and placesA catalogue of Irish saints and the places associated with them. It is attested on page 353 of the Book of Leinster and includes a poem (6 qq) beg. Nonbur Síl Chonaire.



Brigit of Kildare
Brigit of Kildare
(c. 439/452–c. 524/526)
patron saint of Kildare, whose cult spread both within and outside of Ireland.

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Cell Dara
Cell Dara ... Kildare
County Kildare
No short description available

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Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] Ó Riain, Pádraig [ed.], Corpus genealogiarum sanctorum Hiberniae, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1985.
112–118 [id. 670.]
[dipl. ed.] OʼSullivan, Anne [ed.], The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 6, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1983. xv + pp. 1327-1708.
CELT – pp. 1327–1595 (excl. pp. 1596–1708): <link>
[ed.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], Lives of saints from the Book of Lismore, Anecdota Oxoniensia, Mediaeval and Modern Series, 5, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1890.
CELT: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive: <link>

Edition of part of col. b, ending with Cellan i n-Achud Aeda.

Dennis Groenewegen
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April 2023, last updated: June 2023