Cell Cere
Community ID
 
1201
 
Alternate Names
 
Kilkeary / Kill-chere / Cell-cree / Cell Cheri / Cell Chéiri / Kilkeare
 
Region
 
Tipperary
 
Medieval Location
 
in Muscraige Tire
 
Modern Location
 
in barony of Upper Ormond / 3 mi. SE of Nenagh
 
Date Founded
 
600-625 (circa)
 
Foundation Information
 

St. Cera Scad (Chiar, Crescad, Ciaresgad, Cere Scad, Cereascad), "one of the 3 Seanóiride of Síl Conaire," d. 679 at a great age

 
First Members
 

St. Cera, with 5 other virgins, who moved here from Tihelly on advice of St. Fintan Munnu

 
Notable Heads
 

St. Cera

 
Manuscript Sources
 

MS Rawl B503, 149b, see Annals of Inisfallen.

 
Contributors
 
R. Eickwort
 
Date Started
 
600
 
Length
 
696