Ardagh Chalice

Ardagh ChaliceProfile

Vessel of Irish workmanship of the 9th or 10th century, found near Ardagh, now in the Irish Academy, Dublin. It is a “ministerial” chalice, with two handles, made of silver alloy, richly ornamented with gold and enamel. The inscription gives the names of the Apostles. It is probably the work of the School of Clonmacnoise.

MLA Citation

  • “Ardagh Chalice”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 November 2019. Web. 26 February 2021. <>