The Monastery of Tallaght

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Printed source of this electronic edition

‘The Monastery of Tallaght’, ed. E. J. Gwynn & W. J. Purton, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 29C (1911-12) 115-180

Manuscript source of printed text

Royal Irish Academy Ms 3 B 23, cat. no. 1227, pp. 33-47, 51-52


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Project funder: Professor Marianne McDonald (University of California, San Diego) via the Ireland Funds.

Date: Final mark-up completed, 2007-04-24

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