St Kilian's Heritage Centre
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St. Kilian's Heritage Centre, Virginia Road,, Mullagh, Cavan,
Ms Eileen Carolan
St Kilian was a 7th Century saint born in Mullagh, County Cavan and is now the patron saint of Wurzburg in Germany. St Kilian's Heritage Centre, in Virginia County Cavan, celebrates the life of St Kilian.
St Kilian's Heritage Centre, in Virginia County Cavan, celebrates the life of St Kilian, a 7th Century saint born in Mullagh.
During his missions Kilian was martyred and is now one of the patron saints of Wurzburg in Germany. His life and death are represented at this heritage centre.
A 15 minute film illustrates the life of St Kilian, his martyrdom, his substantial cult following and the Germany/Mullagh connection.
An exhibition brings to life the work of the Irish missionaries in Europe during the 6th and 7th centuries, through maps, photographs, statuettes, manuscripts and art.
There are also Ogham stones that were found in Cavan on display. As well as a craft shop, tourist information centre and tea room; serving home made produce.