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"...the Annals of the Four Masters under the year 948 record that 'the cloictech [round tower] of Slane was burned by Foreigners with its full relics and distinguished persons together with Caineachair, Lector of Slane, and the crozier of the patron saint, and a bell, the best of bells.'"