A Place Full of Angels [Félire Óengusso]

Ever heard of Coolbanagher church? I wrote a short post about it on Félire Óenguso Online. It was a cracking day for exploring the countryside last week and I finally had a chance to visit Coolbanagher [Cúil Bennchair in Irish], the place where Óengus received inspiration for writing his martyrology. What little we know of this event and of Óengus’ connection to Coolbanagher is recorded in the Prose Preface to the Félire. Read more…