|Caoimhín, Kevin, Caomhán, Ciabhan, Keenan, Ké, Quay (Beautiful) Cáemfind (Cherished One) Cáemgem (Gentle Birth) Coimhde, Coibhi, Coifi, Comdiu, Cóimhdhe (Diety of The Trinity)|
Leabha: Chaomháin agus An Turas
St. Kevins Pilgrimage: Reilig Inis Oírr: Isle of Gold Relic
Tempul-Cammin / Reilig Chaomháin: Kevins Temple is on Inishmore: The Island of the 7 Churches in Co. Galway [Part of the Aran Islands: Western Temple] St. Breaca: Freckled Trout, St. Ninnian Angus: Sun, St. Enda: Bird, St. Kevin: Beautiful, St. Kieran: Dark One, St. Finnian: White God, St. Columba: Holy Dove
|(pron. kwee-VEEN, kee-VEEN, KEE-van, KAY-vawn) Codex Kilkenniensis says an angel appeared to his mother Coemella and prophesied his birth. King Guaire: Pure of Connaught & Cumian Fada are his half brothers. He was born at Rathdrum: Womb Ridge and was fed on the milk of a sacred cow. He studied with Eogan: Fish, Lochan: Lake, and Enna: Bird in Tallaght at the age of twelve under his Uncle St. Eugenius: Gold. He turned water into ale and bones into meat for the hungary. He then went to Disert Coemgen and an otter daily fed him sacred salmon. While still young, Kathleen: Grain Queen fell in love with him and followed him into the woods. He threw himself onto a bed of nettles, gathered a handful, and then scourged her with burning ones. He left in remorse and walked the Green Road to the Upper lake (Glendalough: Valley of the Two Lakes: County Wicklow, Ireland) where it remains dark for six months out of the year. While incubating in his beehive cell a blackbird laid an egg. Colman: Dove and Cainech: Water gave their son Foelan in fosterage to him and he fed him on does milk. |
Kevin the most beautiful of the young men of the world at that time, and he was as far beyond all other kings sons as the moon is beyond the stars. He went to Strand of the Cairn, between Dun Sobairce (pron. doon severick) County Antrim and the sea and sailed to the Land of Promise in a copper curragh: rowboat. He juggled nine willow branches. Mortal lover of the goddess Cliodna: Shapely One with beautiful curly hair. He brought her from the Land of Promise to Ireland. The son of the sea sent a great wave to fetch her back to the Immortal world and left him alone and dejected Arianrhod: Silver Wheel crowned him King Kevin of Gaule at her stone circle & gave him her harp. He established a monastery at Cléder, France. The fatal contest between King Arthur and Modred, his nephew, caused Keenan to return to Britain. A fragment of St Keenans bone is preserved in the cathedral of Saint-Brieuc.
He became hermit on Inish-Caltra / Inis Celtra / Kealtra / Iniscealtra / Iniscaltra: Hidden Island [a.k.a Inisfallen] a little green island at Loch Derg: Lake of the Red Eye, Killarney on the Shannon River near Galway, Ireland. He was visited by a cow there who licked him and then produced mass quantities of milk. His feast day is June 3rd & 14th. Glendalough: The Seven Churches of Saint Kevin of the East. The bell tower is seven stories high and it is said that seven pilgrimages there are equal to one to Rome. Psalter of Saint Caimin is in the Franciscan library at Killiney. Caomhánach: County Cavanagh, Northern Ireland named after him (58, 73 80, 145, 183, 229)