Enach Dúine
Community ID
 
1122
 
Alternate Names
 
Annaghdown / Evachdun / Eanchduyn / Saint Mary de Portu Patrum
 
Diocese
 
Annadown
 
Region
 
Galway
 
Medieval Location
 
Annaghdown / territory of O Flaherties
 
Corporate Status
 
abbey / Priory after 1144
 
Dedication
 
Saint Mary
 
Date Founded
 
578 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1223-4 or later
 
Religious Order
 
(needs verification) / Augustinian (Arroasian) soon after 1144
 
Foundation Information
 

Saint Brendan

 
Notable Heads
 

Briga, sister of Saint Brendan, first abbess

 
Dependency Of
 

Cluain Iraird (Clonard) 1195 / Cell Craobhnat (Kilcreevanty) 1223, 1400

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

granted by Aed, K. of Connacht, in 6th c.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Augustinian (Arrouasian) when became a priory ca.1144/ probable that nuns and community of regular canons at St Mary de Portu Partum shared one church, while residing separately in monasteries; in 1223, Cell Craobhnat became head Arroasian house for Connacht; nuns may have been transferred to Inis Medhon 1233-4 (needs verification)

 
Contributors
 
R. Eickwort
 
Date Started
 
578
 
Date Finished
 
1223
 
Length
 
677