He was a native of Munster, and a disciple of Saint Brendan, with whose blessing he founded the monastery of Cean-e-thich, on the confines of Munster and Meath, and afterwards some others.
- Father Alban Butler. “Saint Finan of Keann-Ethich, in Ireland”. , 1866. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 April 2013. Web. 30 July 2014. <>