Tola Chrabdich

Tola the Pious


Abbot, Bishop

Place of birth:Leinster (Laighean)

Place of death:Meath (an Mhí)

Place(s) associated with:Clare (an Clár), Westmeath (an Iarmhí)


30 March

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

Santi e beati della Toscana

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 - Dictionary of Irish Terms - Foclóir Téarmaíochta - Bunachar Logainmneacha na hÉireann - Placenames Database of Ireland

Bosworth–Toller Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

and various vetted articles in: Wikipedia