Abbot of Iona
Place of birth:Donegal (Dún na nGall)
Place of death:Iona (Ì Chaluim Chille)
Patron of:Raphoe (Ráth Bhoth)
This is by no means an exhaustive collection of saints. Many newly canonised saints may be missing and many local saints for which I could only find scant information on have been left out. But this is a substantial collection nonetheless.
The names of the saints are listed as they would have appeared in the time the saint lived (to the best I can determine). Click on the saint’s name in the list in the sidebar to see more information about that saint. If you wish to see saints for a different date, select that date below. Or you can select a saint by their name or by places they are associated with.
Information has been gathered predominantly from the following books:
D’Arcy, Mary Ryan. The Saints of Ireland. St. Paul, MN: Irish American Cultural Institute. 1974.
Kelly, Sean and Rogers, Rosemary. The Saint-a-Day Guide. New York: Random House Trade Paperback. 2001.
Ó Riain, Pádraig. A Dictionary of Irish Saints. Dublin: Four Courts Press. 2011.
Thurston S.J., Herbert J. and Attwater Donald, eds. Butler’s Lives of the Saints. Westminster, MD: Christian Classics. 1990
and the following websites:
Santi, beati e testimoni - Enciclopedia dei Santi
eCatholicHub Catholic Saints Database
The Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee
Martyrologium Romanum - Index Generalis
www.synaxaristis - ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ
Onomasticon Goedelicum locorum et tribuum Hiberniae et Scotiae (An index, with identifications, to the Gaelic names of places and tribes)
Prosopography of Anglo Saxon England: Database Home
focal.ie - Dictionary of Irish Terms - Foclóir Téarmaíochta
logainm.ie - Bunachar Logainmneacha na hÉireann - Placenames Database of Ireland
Bosworth–Toller Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
and various vetted articles in: Wikipedia