Monastery founded by St. Cronan
who was venerated there as the patron; Abbots of Tuaim Greine called
his Coarbs; His memory celebrated
on 19th October under which his life is given in Colgan’s MSS.
which were at Louvain about one hundred years ago; References for
the Annals of Tuaim Greine; The Church of Tuaim-Greine with its tower,
stated in a passage rel. thereto published by Colgan in his AA. SS.
as from the Annals of IV. Masters to have been erected anno. 964
Cormaic O’Killeen, Coarb of St. Cronan; The passage not to
be found in any copy of said Annals in Dublin; The tower stated by
to have been rebuilt or repaired by Brian Boroo; Its site not now
known; The present Church not an antiquity; Castle built by the O’Gradys,
hereditary hErenachs of Tuaim Greine and Lords of the Territory of
Hy-Donghaile; Mentioned in College list of castles of Thomond as
belonging to Edmond O’Grady who had another castle at Moynoe
and another at Scarriff; Scarriff Town shown in Down Survey as a
village then of
some importance; Mentioned in Annals of IV. Masters, ad. ann. 1584
as castle taken from the Attorney of the Bishop of Meath’s
son (Brady) by Teige O’Brien and also ad. ann. 1598; St. Cronan’s
Well in Currakyle.