Cell Íte
Community ID
 
1145
 
Alternate Names
 
Cluain Credail / Itae Cluano / Ceall Ide / Killeedy / Cluain-chredail / Killitte
 
Region
 
Limerick
 
Medieval Location
 
Uí Conaill Gabra, foot of Sliabh Luachra (south border)
 
Modern Location
 
Baronies of Upper and Lower Connello, now Killeedy Townland and parish, barony of Glenquin, Limerick.
 
Corporate Status
 
Double monastery
 
Dedication
 
Íte
 
Notable Heads
 

Íte (Ita) abbess by 546, d. 570 / Cathasach, abb., d. 815 / (Cellach mac) Finnachta, abbot, d. 834

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

Cummíne Fota (the Tall) mac Fiachnai meic Fiachrach Gairine meic Duach meic Maine meic Coirpri meic Cuirc meic Luigdech, begotten by incest, abandoned at Cell Íte, found and raised at Cell Íte. See Félire Óengusso céli dé: The Martyrology of Oegnus the Culdee, 242-3.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

CodKil [UN=4L002] 56 b.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

double monastery / Brendan of Clonfert and Mochoemog said to have been trained in school for boys here

 
Contributors
 
R. Eickwort
 
Length
 
982