The Irish in Europe

St Columbanus, inspired by St Colm Cille’s example, a generation later, travelled across Europe, founding monasteries as he went. The last of these was erected in Bobbio, northern Italy, in AD 613. Thus, even as the pagan tribes of northern Europe were still rampaging across the continent, the Christianity, learning and Latin-based literacy that had been […]

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The Irish in Europe

St Columbanus, inspired by St Colm Cille’s example, a generation later, travelled across Europe, founding monasteries as he went. The last of these was erected in Bobbio, northern Italy, in AD 613. Thus, even as the pagan tribes of northern Europe were still rampaging across the continent, the Christianity, learning and Latin-based literacy that had been […]

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The Irish in Europe

St Columbanus, inspired by St Colm Cille’s example, a generation later, travelled across Europe, founding monasteries as he went. The last of these was erected in Bobbio, northern Italy, in AD 613. Thus, even as the pagan tribes of northern Europe were still rampaging across the continent, the Christianity, learning and Latin-based literacy that had been […]

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The Irish In Europe

St Columbanus, inspired by St Colm Cille’s example, a generation later, travelled across Europe, founding monasteries as he went. The last of these was erected in Bobbio, northern Italy, in AD 613. Thus, even as the pagan tribes of northern Europe were still rampaging across the continent, the Christianity, learning and Latin-based literacy that had been […]

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The Irish in Europe

A generation later, St Columbanus, inspired by St Colm Cille’s example, travelled across Europe, founding monasteries as he went. The last of these was erected in Bobbio, northern Italy, in AD 613. Thus, even as the pagan tribes of northern Europe were still rampaging across the continent, the Christianity, learning and Latin-based literacy that had […]

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