Invite Celtic Monastic communities from Europe to reconnect with their Irish Heritage The monastic settlements of Clonmacnoise and Clonfert which are both adjacent to the River Shannon were major settlements and their legacy was far reaching in terms of Education, Celtic Christainity , Arts and Crafts, Scriptoria, and the Preservation and Teaching of both the Spititual and Classical knowledge.
To regenerate and advocate interest in the legacy of Clonmacnoise and Irish Monasteries
To build a network of connections in other countries which would have an common interest
To research and engage with Monastic sites in Europe which have a cultural, ecclesiastical or historical connection with Irish Monasteries.
To Connect with Universities and build on Clonmacnoises status as europes first University
To build a series of events at Clonmacnoise and Shannonbridge which will bring visitors, including Seminars and Lectures, Autumn School, Arts and Music and Academical studies etc
To apply for twinning between Clonmacnoise and European Monastic Settlements