Place:Achonry, County Sligo, Republic of Ireland

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NameAchonry
Alt namesAchadh Conairesource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or village
Coordinates54.0828°N 8.6669°W
Located inCounty Sligo, Republic of Ireland
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Achonry is a village in County Sligo, Ireland. The old name is Achad Cain Conairi. St. Nath Í ua hEadhra (O'Hara) founded a monastery here. The foundation gave the later diocese its name. The monastery was founded on land granted by the Clan Conaire. Nath Í was the teacher of St. Féichín of Ballysadare.

The diocese was co-extensive with the barony of Leyney (Luighne).

In the parish is the former Church of Ireland Cathedral of St Crumnathy, now deconsecrated.

see Bishop of Achonry.

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