Saint Colman of Cloyne

Also known as

  • Colman MacLenini
  • Colman Mac Lenine
  • Colman MacLenine

Memorial

Profile

Son of Lenin. Poet. Royal bard, poet, musician, court historian, and genealogist at Cashel, Ireland. Adult convert at age fifty, being baptized by Saint Brendan the Navigator; he had become involved with Brendan and Christianity while helping recover the stolen shrine of Saint Ailbhe from a lake. Priest. Evangelist in Limerick and Cork. Teacher of Saint Columba. Bishop of Cloyne, county Cork, Ireland.

Born

Died

  • c.600 of natural causes

Canonized

Patronage

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Colman of Cloyne“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 August 2014. Web. 29 August 2014. <>