Saint Macartan of Clogher

Also known as

  • Aedh mac Carthin
  • Macartin of Clogher
  • MacCartain of Clogher
  • Maccarthen of Clogher

Memorial

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Friend and disciple of Saint Patrick. Uncle of Saint Brigid. Missionary with Patrick through pagan Ireland. Consecrated as the first bishop of Clogher, Ireland by Patrick in 454. Converted the father of Saint Tigernach of Clogher. Miracle worker.

Born

Died

  • c.505 of natural causes

Canonized

Patronage

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Macartan of Clogher“. Saints.SQPN.com. 28 August 2014. Web. 22 October 2014. <>