Meitheal Cholmcille

Inis Bó Finne

Islander artist Cathal Mc Ginley will curate an art project on Inisdooey as part of the 'Colmcille 1500' celebrations this year. The theme of the project will be influenced by local folklore and the connection of Saint Colmcille and Saint Dubhthach to the local islands. Cathal will be joined on the 30th July by the children of […]

Colm Cille 1500: Téacsanna agus Traidisiúin / Columba 1500: Texts and Traditions

  The Royal Irish Academy Library carries a wealth of Columban manuscript material, most notably the earliest surviving Irish manuscript book, An Cathach, valuable recensions of the 9th century Amrae Coluimb Chille and the 16th century Betha Choluim Chille, and Early Irish poems ascribed to or associated with the saint. This public lecture series, organised […]

Columcille in Context


Columcille in Context: Theologians and Historians in Conversation to Commemorate the 15th Centenary of the Birth of Saint Columba of Iona (521/ 2021) With Meredith Cutrer - Michael Biggs Scholar, DPhil Candidate, Oxford University St Columba and the Fathers St Columba's life and memory, as recorded and perpetuated by his monastic familia, consciously placed him […]