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Early Christian Ireland

Early Christian Ireland

History – Junior Cert

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Early Christian Ireland


  • Celtic Ireland had never been conquered by the Romans, but Britain had and when Christianity came to Britain it soon spread to Ireland also
  • Early Christians in Ireland were either captured slaves or recent settlers – missionaries (come to Ireland to convert pagan Celts to Christianity) included Palladius and most famously, St. Patrick
  • St. Patrick was captured from Wales in Roman Britain by Niall of the Nine Hos...

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