Sister of Saint Patrick. Married to Conis. Mother of nineteen children, ten of whom became bishops; they include Saint Mel of Ardagh, Saint Sechnall, and Saint Rioc. Reported to have been a miracle worker, and to have the gift of prophecy. Her history is obscured by legend.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Encyclopedia
- New Catholic Dictionary
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Darerca“. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 March 2013. Web. 18 May 2013. <>