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The Columban Way follows the path taken by Columbanus and his followers across Europe in the 6th Century. It starts with his birthplace in the Mount Leinster area of Ireland and ends with his last resting place in Bobbio, Italy. It has been well traced throughout France, across Switzerland and into Italy. Work is now…

Making Europe

Identity in Early Medieval Europe Bangor, County Down 22-14th May 2015 Columbanus and His Influence: Monks & Monasteries of the early Middle Ages in Europe. Luxeuil-les-Bains (Haute-Saone) 18th-20th September The Heritage of St Columbanus: Memory and Cult in the Middle Ages Bobbio (Emilia Romagna) 21-22nd November

launch of “The Friends of St Columbanus”

Thursday 10 April will see the launch of “The Friends of St Columbanus”, a group that are forming to celebrate the life and legacy of Bangor’s Saints, most notably Saint Columbanus. Bangor Abbey & St Columbanus Stained Glass Window (St Columbanus Church, Ballyholme). The formation of the group comes on the back of the recent…