Saint Jarlath of Tuam

Also known as

  • Iarlaith of Tuam

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Born to the Irish nobility. Studied under Saint Benignus. Priest. Founded a monastery and college at Cluain Fois outside Tuam, Galway, Ireland, and is considered the founder of the diocese. The school attracted scholars from all over Ireland, including Saint Brendan of Ardfert and Saint Colman of Cloyne. Abbot-bishop of the monastery-school. Spiritual student of Saint Enda of Arran. Prophet.

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  • “Saint Jarlath of Tuam“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 May 2014. Web. 20 August 2014. <>