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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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St Colmcille's Primary School has paid tribute to "lovely wee boy" Jack Carr and said pupils and staff will be supported
Unfortunately, Colmcille did not appreciate its beauty and the dispute escalated into the Battle of Cul Dreimhne, in AD 561, when 3,000 men died.
"It seemed to be my fate to retrace [Colmcille's] footsteps," he writes, indicating both an awareness of the historical significance of the saint and a recognition that, like his childhood heroes Cu Chulainn, Christ, and Michael Collins, Colmcille had prowess worth imitating.
Frank Cottrell Boyce, writer of the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, is working with Walk the Plank and a team of artists from across Ireland and beyond to tell Colmcille's story and weave into it the stories of Derry-Londonderry that have grown since Colmcille's departure to Scotland in 547AD.
ST COLMCILLES GAA hosted their annual end-of-season dinner dance.
'Gaelic football is booming in Wales at the moment,' says Johnny Power, one of Cardiff St Colmcille's few Welsh-born players.
Following spells at underage level with Crumlin United, the same side Keane played for as a youngster, and also at local club St Colmcille's, Byrne moved to Bray.
The Junk Kouture creation by Brid McSharry, from Colaiste Colmcille in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, is entitled Wave Away Waste.
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The little girl was a pupil at St Colmcille's Primary School.
His body was taken to St Colmcille's Hospital in Loughlinstown where a post mortem was carried out yesterday.