There are some remains of the ecclesiastic establishments at Bonamargy, where the earls of Antrim are buried, Kells, Glenarm, Glynn, Muckamore and White Abbey.
There is a notable collection of early Irish manuscripts, including the magnificently ornamented Book of Kells, containing the gospels.
The highest summit in the south of Scotland - Merrick (2764 ft.) - consists of Silurian strata much altered by proximity to the granite, while the rest of the more prominent heights (all in Kirkcudbrightshire) - Rinns of Kells (2668 ft.), Cairnsmuir of Carsphairn (2612), and Cairnsmore of Fleet (2331) - are formed of granite.
Was bounded by a line drawn from Dundalk to Kells, thence to Naas, and from Naas E.
Thus there were coarbs of Columba at Iona, Kells, Derry, burrow and other places.