Ros Airthir
Community ID
 
1121
 
Alternate Names
 
Rossory / Ross-airthir / Ros-oirthir
 
Region
 
Fermanagh
 
Medieval Location
 
at L. Erne (Loch Éirne)
 
Modern Location
 
Rossory parish, south of Enniskillen
 
Dedication
 
St. Fuinche
 
Date Founded
 
1084, although possibly an earlier foundation during the 5th century
 
Foundation Information
 

(original foundation) St. Fanchea, sister of St. Enda, d. ca. 480 or 515

 
Notable Heads
 

erenaghs d. 1277, 1367, 1379, 1411, 1434

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

Fergus O'Connoly, hereditary member of the muintir, d. 1420

 
Visitations
 

Joan, daughter of bp. Mac Cathmhail, d. 1427, maintained a guest house at Cleenish and at Rossory.

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

rath and old cemetery

 
Contributors
 
R. Eickwort
 
Date Started
 
1084
 
Length
 
554