26 October 2013 / 2 November 2013
Saints and Scholars Week
  • Heritage / Tracing Your Roots
  • Special Interest / Hobby
  • Education

Saints and Scholars Week

Invite & Share

About this Gathering


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


Gathering Details

Clonmacnoise and Shannonbridge, Clonmacnoise , Clonmacnoise, Co. Offaly
26 October 2013
2 November 2013
Open to Everyone
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