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Inis Celtra (Holy Island (Inish Cealtra))

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  • tl. Holy Island, Lough Derg, par. Inishcaltra, bar. Tulla Upper, County Clare
an island in Lough Derg
See also: Caimín of Inis CeltraCaimín of Inis Celtra
(d. 654 (AI))
also Caimmíne or Mo Chammóc, patron saint of Inis Celtra (Holy Island in Lough Derg). His feastday is usually given as 24 March.
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Reference works
MacShamhráin, Ailbhe, Nora White, Aidan Breen, and Kim R. McCone, Monasticon Hibernicum: early Christian ecclesiastical settlement in Ireland, 5th to 12th centuries, Online: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, School of Celtic Studies. URL: <https://monasticon.celt.dias.ie>.
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C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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November 2016, last updated: May 2022

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