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  • first half of the sixth century (d. 517, s.a. AU)
  • Cell Shléibe ... Killevy, Co. Armagh
founder and patron saint of Cell Shléibe (Killevy, Co. Armagh); daughter of Mochta, a nobleman of the Conailli Muirthemne.
patron of Inishloe (Inis Luaidhe, Co. Clare), mentioned in the Life of St Senán of Inis Cathaig
Female Irish saint for the abbey church of Burton (upon Trent), whose life was written by Geoffrey of Burton in the first half of the 12th century. She appears to have been based on the Moninne whose life was written by Conchubranus, who in turn was based on Moninne (Mo Ninne, Darerca) of Killevy.
  • fl. 2nd half of the 9th century
  • St. Gall monastery
Irish abbot of Sankt Gallen; teacher; nephew of the Irish bishop Marcus
Legendary Irish magician from Munster, who was linked in Ireland to biblical and apocryphal traditions, notably as a pupil under Simon Magus and as one responsible for the beheading of John the Baptist. He appears in Irish genealogies as a descendant of Medb and her lover Fergus mac Roích and as an ancestor for Fir Maige Féine, in the area about present-day Fermoy.
  • s. xx / s. xxi
scholar of Latin and Greek in early and medieval Christianity.

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