The Convention of Druim Cett

Colm Cille has been on Iona for 30 years. Apart from the odd excursion into Pictish territory, Colm Cille has spent his time praying, fasting, and...

The Founding of Derry

Colm Cille knows exactly where he is going. He has left his mentor, Mobhi, in Glasnevin, and is walking toward Tir Connaill with more than a...

The Loch Ness Monster

Colm Cille is not content with this saintly existence on lona. He has summoned back-up monks from Ireland, chased away a few pesky...

The Prince and the Pauper

Colm Cille has set up a church in Derry, which at this stage in its history is little more than an oakgrove. His reputation as a holy...

The Quarrel at Movilla

One of the best-known stories about Colm Cille concerns his role in the great Battle of Cuil Dreimne, which was fought between the forces of...

The Well of St Columba

Colm Cille has built up quite a reputation in Derry as a religious man with special talents ? he is so close to God that he is granted...

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Treasury

Scattered in a number of museums and libraries in Britain, Ireland and beyond is a small collection of treasure objects relating to Colm...

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High Crosses

This book contains 13 crosses from different parts of Ireland and Scotland.

Exploring the Book of Kells: Prezi Interactive Presentation

View the interactive Prezi and take the 'Big Quiz' in the Pupil booklet.

The Making of the Book of Kells: Prezi Interactive Presention

View the interactive Prezi and explore how the monks made one of the most famous illuminated manuscripts.

Exploring the Book of Kells: Pupil Workbook (PDF 1.7 KB)

Key Stage 2 resource that will allow pupils to explore the Book of Kells and create their own Celtic artwork.

Celtic Metalwork: Pupil
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Key Stage 2 resource that will allow pupils to create their own digital images and animations that will bring to life the Celtic artwork.

The Making of the Book of Kells: Pupil Workbook (PDF 2.9 KB)

Key Stage 2 resource that will allow pupils to create and animate a celtic story using ICT.

Celtic Metalwork: Prezi

View the interactive Prezi and explore the life and learning of the Columban monasteries.

Figures in the Book of Kells: Pupil Workbook (PDF 2.6 MB)

Key Stage 2 resource that will allow pupils to examine the use of figures and symbols in the Book of Kells and summarise a story about Jesus

Figures in the Book of Kells: Prezi Interactive Presentation

View the interactive Prezi and take the 'Big Quiz' in the Pupil Booklet.

Animals & Creatures in the Book of Kells: Pupil Workbook (PDF 1.8 MB)

Key Stage 2 resource that will introduce pupils to the art and context of the Book of Kells and explore the meaning and importance of research

Animals & Creatures in the Book of Kells: Prezi Interactive Presentation

View the interactive Prezi and take the 'Big Quiz' in the Pupil Booklet.

Life in a Monastery: Pupil (PDF 1.6 MB)

Key Stage 2 resource containing the 'Big Quiz'.

Life in a Monastery: Prezi

View the interactive Prezi and explore what life was like in a Columbian monastery