Saint Daig MacCairaill

Also known as

  • Dagaeus MacCairaill
  • Daganus MacCairaill
  • Daig of Inish Cain
  • Daig of Iniskeen
  • Daig of Iniskin

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Spiritual student of Saint Finnian of Clonard. Bishop of Inish Cain Dega (Iniskeen or Iniskin), Ireland. He founded a monastery there, and served as its abbot. The Book of Leinster describes him as a one of the Three Master Craftsmen of Ireland, though its unclear exactly what this means.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Daig MacCairaill”. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 December 2009. Web. 13 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-daig-maccairaill/>