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Druim Snechta


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[Ir., snow ridge].

Monastic site in Co. Monaghan, coextensive with the modern parish of Drumsnat, 5 miles WSW of Monaghan town, near Smithborough. One of the earliest literary codices, Cín Dromma Snechta [The Book of Drumsnat], containing an early draft of Togail Bruidne Da Derga [The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel], now lost, was compiled here between the 8th and 10th centuries.

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