#OTD in the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of Saint Cóemgen, also known as Kevin and Kevin of the Angels.

St Kevin’s life is not well documented, as no contemporaneous material exists. His Latin vita maintains that he was descended from a royal line and was related to the Dál Messin Corb. He was given the name Cóemgen, which means “gentle one”, was baptised by Cronan, and educated by St Petroc during that saint’s sojourn […]

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#OTD in 1952 – An Aer Lingus aeroplane, the St Kevin, crashes in Wales with the loss of 23 lives. It is the airline’s second fatal crash.

A plane crash 68 years ago claimed the lives of 23 people, and remains the worst incident of its kind to take place in North Wales. The Aer Lingus C47 Dakota had been travelling from Northolt Aerodrome in London to Dublin on the night of 10 January 1952 when it crashed into Cwm Edno on the […]

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#OTD in the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of Saint Cóemgen, also known as Kevin and Kevin of the Angels.

St Kevin’s life is not well documented, as no contemporaneous material exists. His Latin vita maintains that he was descended from a royal line and was related to the Dál Messin Corb. He was given the name Cóemgen, which means “gentle one”, was baptised by Cronan, and educated by St Petroc during that saint’s sojourn […]

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#OTD in 1952 – An Aer Lingus aeroplane, the St Kevin, crashes in Wales with the loss of 23 lives. It is the airline’s second fatal crash.

A plane crash 66 years ago claimed the lives of 23 people, and remains the worst incident of its kind to take place in North Wales. The Aer Lingus C47 Dakota had been travelling from Northolt Aerodrome in London to Dublin on the night of 10 January 1952 when it crashed into Cwm Edno on the […]

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#OTD in the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of Saint Cóemgen, also known as Kevin and Kevin of the Angels.

St Kevin’s life is not well documented, as no contemporaneous material exists. His Latin vita maintains that he was descended from a royal line and was related to the Dál Messin Corb. He was given the name Cóemgen, which means “gentle one”, was baptised by Cronan, and educated by St Petroc during that saint’s sojourn […]

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#OTD in 1952 – An Aer Lingus aeroplane, the St Kevin, crashes in Wales with the loss of 23 lives. It is the airline’s second fatal crash.

A plane crash 66 years ago claimed the lives of 23 people, and remains the worst incident of its kind to take place in North Wales. The Aer Lingus C47 Dakota had been travelling from Northolt Aerodrome in London to Dublin on the night of 10 January 1952 when it crashed into Cwm Edno on the […]

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#OTD in the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of Saint Cóemgen, also known as Kevin and Kevin of the Angels.

St Kevin’s life is not well documented, as no contemporaneous material exists. His Latin vita maintains that he was descended from a royal line and was related to the Dál Messin Corb. He was given the name Cóemgen, which means “gentle one”, was baptised by Cronan, and educated by St Petroc during that saint’s sojourn […]

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In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of Saint Cóemgen, also known as Kevin and Kevin of the Angels, founder and first abbot of Glendalough in Co Wicklow.

St Kevin’s life is not well documented, as no contemporaneous material exists. His Latin vita maintains that he was descended from a royal line and was related to the Dál Messin Corb. He was given the name Cóemgen, which means “gentle one”, was baptised by Cronan, and educated by St Petroc during that saint’s sojourn […]

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