County Offaly

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County Offaly

St Colman, a relative of St Columba, founded a monastery here in 590. Lynally (= Lann Ela) uses the Welsh ‘llan’ for church meaning the church of the Welshmen.

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see Caimin O’Brien Stories from a sacred Landscape ch 10

Church (1) Church (2) Churches Crypt Inside Church St Colmans Grave General view