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Digital Animation Brings Colmcille to a New Generation on his 1500th Birthday

Digital Animation Brings Colmcille to a New Generation on his 1500th Birthday

Colmcille’s 1500th birthday was celebrated at his birthplace in Donegal today, in a symbolic cross-border event, which was part of...
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1500th Birthday of Colmcille Marked with a Global Audience Celebrating the Gartan Native

1500th Birthday of Colmcille Marked with a Global Audience Celebrating the Gartan Native

200 people from 10 countries tune in to a historic event co-hosted by Donegal County Council and Derry City and...
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Events planned across the North West to mark the 1500th anniversary of Colmcille’s birth

Events planned across the North West to mark the 1500th anniversary of Colmcille’s birth

Organisations across the North West are gearing up for events that will mark the 1500th anniversary of Colmcille’s birth on...
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3D Virtual Tour of Turas Cholm Cille Going Live for Culture Night

3D Virtual Tour of Turas Cholm Cille Going Live for Culture Night

A 3D virtual tour of the Turas in Gleann Cholm Cille is to be launched this Friday, September 17 (Culture...
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Celebrating Colmcille 1500 During National Heritage Week

Celebrating Colmcille 1500 During National Heritage Week

With this year marking the 1500th anniversary of the birth of Colmcille, Heritage Week running from 14th to 22nd August...
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Re-discovering St Colmcille Holy Wells during the 1500th anniversary year

Re-discovering St Colmcille Holy Wells during the 1500th anniversary year

Did you know that there are more than twenty Holy Wells dedicated to St. Colmcille in Donegal?  Given this historic...
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President, Bishops and Ambassadors Set to Mark St Colmcille Feast Day across the North West

President, Bishops and Ambassadors Set to Mark St Colmcille Feast Day across the North West

Organisations across the North West are gearing up for the Feast Day of St Colmcille on 9th June – a...
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Funding awarded to bring Colmcille to life across Donegal

Funding awarded to bring Colmcille to life across Donegal

Eighteen projects from across the Council areas of Derry, Strabane and Donegal celebrating the history, music, drama, literature, art, and folklore...
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Funding awarded to bring Colmcille to life across Derry

Funding awarded to bring Colmcille to life across Derry

Eighteen projects from across the Council areas of Derry, Strabane and Donegal celebrating the history, music, drama, literature, art, and...
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New website set up as part of Colmcille 1500 celebrations

New website set up as part of Colmcille 1500 celebrations

With this year marking the 1500th anniversary of the birth of Colmcille, a new website has been set up which...
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