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29/09/2021

Kells Priory - A Monastic Experience is final lecture for 2018

Kells Priory

Kells Priory

The final lecture for 2018 promises to be something quite special. Historian and author Dr Breda Lynch who works for the OPW gives a lecture entitled Kells Priory - A Monastic Experience.


Breda will tell attendees what it was like to live in Kells Priory itself and what attracted people to a spiritual monastic life within a Priory.

Kells Priory was founded by the Canons Regular of St. Augustine in 1193 at the request of Norman Lord Geoffrey Fitz Roberts.
Four monks left a Priory in Cornwall and travelled to Kells to found what was later to became Irelands largest monastic enclosure.

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