Situation; Name; Old Church; Pointed
arch which was probably a gateway leading into the graveyard and
belonging to the Castle of O’Grady
at Moyno mentioned in College list of Castles of Thomond as belonging
to Edmond O’Grady; Tobar Mochunna holy well, called after St.
Mochunna, Patron of the Parish of Feakle and perhaps of this Parish
also; Pagan grave in Cappaghabaun locally called Leaba Dhiarmada agus
Ghraine, i.e., Bed of Dermot and Graine.
Inishcaltra Island; Situation;
References to it from Annals of IV Masters; Remarks by Mr O’Donovan on the passage misprinted
and misinterpreted by Dr O’Conor in same Annals.
Saint Caminus severity of life
displayed in a conversation between him, Guaire Aidhne and St.
Camin in the great Church of Inishcaltra;
Translation; Extracts (translated) from Colgan’s Life of
Saint Caminus, Abbot of Inishcaltra; His birth and genealogy; Was
brother to Guaire, son of Colman; King of Connaught; Betakes himself
to Inis Keltra (Caltra); Situation of the island; He became famous
for his sancity and the number of his disciples increasing he erects
a Monastery, whish is reckoned among the principal ones of the
island and considered an inviolable asylum and city of refuge;
Is said to
have published commentaries on the Psalms; His most ancient leaves
on the 119th Psalm which are traditionally said to have been written
with his own hand, among the books of the Franciscans of the Convent
of Donegal; Died A.D. 653 and was buried in his own Monastary in
which also his birthday was celebrated on 24th or 25th March.
(translated from life of St. Dinan, Bishop of Connor; Saint
Stellan, Abbot of the Monastery, died 24th May, circ. Ann.
650; From life of B. Anmichadus, Confessor to St. Anmichadus
Monk under the discipline of B. Corcran, in the Monastery of this