Ard Carna
Community ID
 
1181
 
Alternate Names
 
Ardcarn, Ardcarna, Ardcarne
 
Diocese
 
Elphin
 
Region
 
Roscommon
 
Medieval Location
 
near Loch Cé, was limit of diocese of Tuam according to Synod of Ráith Breasail (1110); was one of five sees of Connacht acc. to same synod . In Mag Luirg an Dagda
 
Modern Location
 
Ardcarn,4 miles E of Boyle
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Dedication
 
Saint Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1144 or later
 
Date Terminated
 
1590
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian (Arrouasian)
 
Foundation Information
 

St. Malachy (needs verification)

 
Incorporated By
 

annexed to Cell Craobhnat around 1223 (needs verification) became incorporated or dependency (needs verification)

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

church enlarged by Clarus Mag Mailin 1243

 
Assets/Property
 

1590: church, 2 houses of stone, 2 rectories, chapel

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

church still in use

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Trinity College Dublin, H1.18: 58, 122; Trinity College Dublin, H5.32: 173 b, 174 a.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

double monastery

 
Contributors
 
R. Eickwort
 
Date Started
 
1144
 
Date Finished
 
1590
 
Length
 
905