(Brochan, Broccan, Bracan, or Bearchan)
(6th or 7th century)
Bishop of Mothil, Waterford, Ireland. He is mentioned in the of Aengus where he is described as Brocan the scribe. Modern hagiographers regard him as the secretary and possibly the nephew of Saint Patrick. Feast, 8 July.
A second saint mentioned in the , Saint Brogan Cloen, Abbot of Rosstuirc, is probably identical with the Abbot Brochanus, referred to in the Life of Saint Abban. He is said to have written the hymn in honor of Saint Brigid. Feast, 17 September.