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19:30 Friday - 21 Feb 2020

Saint Gall: an Irish treasure on the continent

Venue: Princess Grace Irish Library

Cultural and literary evening

A lecture by Dr Cornel Dora, Director of the Saint Gall Abbey Library in Switzerland.

  • entry 10 euros on the door, cash only
  • reservations essential due to limited number of seats
  • no entry after lecture starts
The Abbey Library of Saint Gall holds a collection of early Irish manuscripts from the 7th to the middle of the 9th century. Dr Dora presents the connection of the abbey to Ireland, from its founder Gall, who came with Columbanus from Bangor, to Bishop Marcus and his nephew Moengal. In a broader sense, the talk will clarify the Irish contributions that underpin Europe.

For more information phone +377 93 50 12 25, email info[at] and visit the venue website: Princess Grace Irish Library: lecture season.

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