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Abbey
Location type: Abbey
Location address: United Kingdom, North Down
Number of texts: 2
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Bangor Abbey was established by Saint Comgall in 558 in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland and was famous for its learning and austere rule. It is not to be confused with the even older abbey in Wales on the site of Bangor Cathedral. Bangor Abbey was a centre of learning which trained missionaries in the Middle Ages. It used to be called the “Light of the World”. It was from here that St. Columbanus set out on his famous missionary journey to Europe.

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Bangor was created by the Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 as a division of County Down. It was located to the east of Belfast. Before 1969, the area formed part of the Northern Ireland Parliament constituency of North Down.

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