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- XML “Fenagh Great Breffni School and College Founded by St Killian, St Patrick's Nephew”
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- Our saint was commissioned by his uncle to interview the chieftain king -- Eoghan Dubh, Black Owen O'Rourke of the city with the object of getting a grant of land for the upkeep of his monastic school & church.
These two men met first at the castle gate. The imposing & impressive Killian excited the admiration of Eoghan and his druids. Killian becomblingly greeted his lordship, told him what he wanted for the greater honour & glofy of the One Supreme God of heaven and earth, allpowerful, filled with love for all mankind. "I ask this favour", says Killian, "for His sake. Ia am his servant now addressing you, great King of this illustrious city of Conacian Kings.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.