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Irish abbot of early 7th century.

He was the founder of Fahan (Innisowen, Co. Donegal). Both his crosier and his bell-shrine survive: the former in the Royal Irish Academy and the latter in the Wallace Collection, London. His cross is preserved at Fahan as a National Monument. Feast: 12 March in early Irish martyrologies.

Bibl. SS., ix. 681.

Subjects: Christianity.


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