Mochua was contemporary to Saint Congal, and founded the monastery (now a town) named Balla, in Connaught. He departed to our Lord in the fifty-sixth year of his age.
- Father Alban Butler. “Saint Mochua, alias Cronan, of Bella, Abbot in Ireland”. , 1866. Saints.SQPN.com. 20 January 2013. Web. 31 January 2015. <>