Saint Conleth of Kildare

Saint Conleth of KildareAlso known as

  • Conlaed
  • Conlaeth
  • Conlaid
  • Conlaith
  • Conlath
  • Conleat
  • Conleath
  • Conlethus
  • Conlian

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Skilled worker in gold and silver, and manuscript illuminator. Hermit in a cell in Old Connell, Ireland near the Liffey river. His reputation for holiness attracted would-be disciples. Friend of and co-worker with Saint Brigid; they ran first double monastery together. First bishop of Kildare, Ireland c.490. Baptised Saint Tigernach of Clogher. Died while on pilgrimage to Rome, Italy.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Conleth of Kildare“. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 April 2014. Web. 20 December 2014. <>