Cell Rígnaige
Community ID
 
1180
 
Alternate Names
 
Reynagh (?) / Kill-rignaighe
 
Region
 
Offaly
 
Medieval Location
 
diocese Cluanensis (Clonmacnois) in west of Meath not far from Leinster border
 
Modern Location
 
Reynagh in diocese Clonmacnois is nine miles from Seirkieran diocese Ossory and is identified as this convent by Archdall 404 and S. O. Murthuile, in Tullamore Official Guide, p. 14 / Ordinance Survey H 210 suggests Kilrane, Co. Wexford (dioc. Ferns), but
 
Corporate Status
 
Cell / later a parish church
 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

St. Regnacia and St. Richenna, said to have been sisters of St. Finnian of Clonard, with their mother Talacia and other holy women (note: Corpus genealogiarum sanctorum Hiberniae,166: "...et Finnia hi Tilaig Madair et Rignach i Cill Rignaige i Fothartaib"; Telach Madair = Talacia mother? However, the Rignach noted here is apparently ingen Aeda, whose sisters are Cuman and Cron; q.v. Cell Ingen n-Aeda Cell Ingen n-Aeda.)

 
Contributors
 
R. Eickwort
 
Length
 
519