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Saint Patrick’s West Wicklow Connections

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Full title: No. III Loca Patriciana. The Palladian Churches. Teach Na Roman, Domnach Arda, Cell Fíne

Creator / Author: John Francis Shearman

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 13p

Journal Information: Journal of the Royal Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland, Fourth Series, Vol. 2, No. 2 (1873), pp. 486-498

When Published: December 1873

Publisher / Place of Publication: Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin

About: The historical record such as it is, confuses the presence of Saint Patrick in Ireland with that of Saint Palladius. This is the third of thirteen articles on the topic of places associated with Palladius and Saint Patrick. The entire series was subsequently published in book form. This particular article looks at evidence for churches  and sites that would have a link with Palladius / St. Patrick in the West Wicklow areas of Dunlavin and Donard. Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

ID number(s): 0035-9106

WW Connection #1: The author was C.C. of Dunlavin in West Wicklow

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Interesting Stones near Dunlavin

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Full title: On Inscribed Stones at Killeen Cormac, near Dunlavin

Creator / Author: John F. Shearman (Rev.)

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 8p

Journal Information: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Vol. 9, (1864 – 1866), pp. 253-260

When Published: 1865

Publisher / Place of Publication: Royal Irish Academy / Dawson Street, Dublin

About: Although this site is strictly speaking in the County of Kildare, local history does not stop at a county boundary. This is an account of the ancient graveyard of Killeen Cormac and the various inscribed stones to be found there in the 19th century. The author also discusses the history and legends associated with the area.

WW Connection #1: The author was C.C. of Dunlavin in West Wicklow.

Extra #1: includes illustrations.

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