School of Clonard



Famous school at Cluain Eraird. The “Twelve Apostles of Erin” were instructed in Sacred Scripture at Clonard which at one time had more than 3,000 pupils, according to the Office of Saint Finnian. Its glory departed in 1206 when the See of Meath was transferred from Clonard to Trim.

MLA Citation

  • “School of Clonard“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2018. Web. 3 December 2021. <>