School of Clonard

Founded

About

Famous school at Cluain Eraird. The “Twelve Apostles of Erin” were instructed in Sacred Scripture at Clonard which at one time had more than 3,000 pupils, according to the Office of Saint Finnian. Its glory departed in 1206 when the See of Meath was transferred from Clonard to Trim.

MLA Citation

  • “School of Clonard”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 December 2009. Web. 25 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/school-of-clonard/>