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

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Macartan of Clogher“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 February 2014. Web. 14 July 2014. <>