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Columba

Saint. ?521--597 ad, Irish missionary: founded the monastery at Iona (563) from which the Picts were converted to Christianity. Feast day: June 9

Columba

(kŏ-lum -bă) (Dove) A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Canis Major, the two brightest stars being of 2nd and 3rd magnitude. Abbrev.: Col; genitive form: Columbae; approx. position: RA 6h, dec –35°; area: 270 sq deg.

Columba

[kə′ləm·bə]
(astronomy)
A constellation, right ascension 6 hours, declination 35°S. Abbreviated Col. Also known as Dove.
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Columcille, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages, the first High King of Ireland -- back before the British came.
Columcille O'Donnell, Head of Group Compliance-Compliance Division, National Bank of Abu Dhabi (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act)
But the authorities Used the National Schools to try to conquer The Irish national spirit, at the same time Exterminating what they called our 'jargon' --The Irish language; in which Saint Patrick, Saint Bridget And Saint Columcille taught and prayed
The way I started was to go to Downpatrick, the legendary birthplace not only of St Patrick but of St Columba - Columcille - and St Bridget.
Other inmates call him the padre - one reckons he should be renamed St Columcille.
Columcille, the McGurks being the saint's coarbs and erenaghs in that parish.