Con na m-Bocht

Con na m-Bocht, "Con of the Poor," as he was called from his devotion to their relief, was a lay brother of Clonmacnoise, in the 11th century, founder and superior of a community of poor lay monks, of the Culdee order, in connection with that great establishment. He died in the year 1059. [See AENGUS CULDEE.]


260. O'Curry, Eugene: Manuscript Materials of Ancient Irish History. Dublin, 1861.