The martyrology of Donegal: a calendar of the saints of Ireland

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Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, 1864 - Saints - 566 pages
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Page 574 - Ireland has been generally deferred, under the conviction that, before a work of that nature can be produced, great additions must be made to the sources of information at present extant in print. The immediate object of this Society is to print in the original, with accurate English translations and annotations, the unpublished documents illustrative of Irish history, especially those in the ancient and obsolete language of the country, many of which can be faithfully translated and elucidated only...
Page 578 - Edited from a MS. in the British Museum, with Notes, by the REV. RICHARD BUTLER, AB, MRIA 2.
Page 574 - Societies, two important volumes have been published. The Books of the Society are published solely for the use of its Subscribers, who are divided into two classes: Members, who pay three pounds admission, and one pound per annum; and Associates, who pay an annual subscription of one pound, without any entrance fee. The Fundamental Laws of the Society regulate the privileges of each class of Subscribers, who can also obtain the publications of the two former Societies, at the rates, and under the...
Page 577 - MRIA 3. A Statute passed at a Parliament held at Kilkenny, AD 1367; from a MS. in the British Museum. Edited, with a Translation and Notes, by...
Page 583 - ... ST. PATRICK APOSTLE OF IRELAND A Memoir of his Life and Mission WITH AN INTRODUCTORY DISSERTATION ON SOME EARLY USAGES OF THE CHURCH IN IRELAND, AND ITS HISTORICAL POSITION FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ENGLISH COLONY TO THE PRESENT DAY...
Page 578 - Martyrology of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, commonly called Christ Church, Dublin. Edited from the original MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin. By the REV. JOHN CLARKE CROSTHWAITE, AM, Rector of St.
Page 578 - JOHN O'DONOVAN, Esq. 2. De Concilio Hibernaœ ; the earliest extant record of a Parliament in Ireland ; with Notes by the Rev. R. BUTLER.
Page 574 - Society, founded in 1840, and the Celtic Society, established in 1845. The present Society has been formed by the union of these two bodies, under the name of the " Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society," for the preservation of the monuments illustrative of Irish history, and for the publication of the historic, bardic, ecclesiastical, and topographical remains of Ireland, especially such as are extant in the Irish language. Since the union of the two Societies, two important volumes have been...
Page 177 - Patrick was in captivity, was his mother. He went with seven score young men to cut wattles to make a church. He himself was engaged at the work, and cutting timber like the rest. He had his load ready before the others, and he kept it by his side. As he was so, he heard a bright bird singing on the blackthorn near him. He was more beautiful than the birds of the world. And the bird said : " This is diligent work, О Cleric," said he. " This is required of us in building a church of God,
Page 574 - Irish history, especially those in the ancient and obsolete Irish language, many of which can be accurately translated and elucidated only by scholars who have been long engaged in investigating the Celtic remains of Ireland...

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