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WheretoFindtheTracesofIreland'sHolyMenandWomen
ByBerndBiege,About.com
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Irelandhaslongbeenknownastheislandofsaintsandscholars andithasevenbeen
suggestedthatitwastheIrishthatsavedcivilizationwhenRomecrumbled.Andwhilemost
oftheIrishsaintswerenevercanonizedandarebarelyremembered,someeventoday
managetostickout.
WhentravelingthroughIrelandyouwillencountersaints,eitherinplacenames,ineffigyor
evenfacetoface.Whichmightbeaslightlydisturbingexperience,consideringthatallhave
beendeadalongtime.
SaintPatrick(Padraig)
SaintPatrick,PatronSaintofIreland,hasbeencreditedwithbringing
ChristianitytoIrelandsinglehandedly.Whilethisalmostcertainlyis
nottrue,hewasinfluentialinhismissionofthenorthernhalfofthe
island.Traditionally432isseenasthestartofhismission.
Patrick'sfeastdayisMarch17th,SaintPatrick'sDay.
PlacesconnectedtoPatrickworthseekingoutarenumerous,itmight
beworthconsideringatourinSaintPatrick'sFootsteps.
AShortHistoricalSketchofSaintPatrick
2007
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SaintBrigid(Bride,Briege,Brighid)
Sometimescalledthe"MaryoftheGael",Bridgetwasconvertedby
Patrick,dedicatedherselftoareligiouslifeandbecamebothabbess
andbishopintheprocess.Ontheotherhandtherewasapagan
goddesscalledBridgetbefore andelementsofthecultofSaint
BridgetbeardefinitepreChristiantones.
Bridget'sfeastdayisFebruary1st,theancientpaganfeastof
Imbolc.
WhileBridgetisverypopularalloverIreland,thecenterofworshipis
inKildare.

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2007
Bernd
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SaintBrendan
ThissaintmightwellbecalledthedoyenofIrishmigrantsasabbott
hepackedasmallnumberofassociatesintoaboatandsetout
west.WhetherheactuallyreachedAmericanshoresisdebateable.
Theworkdetailinghistravelsmightbeanallegory.ThenagainTim
Severinprovedthatthejourneywaspossible.
Brendan'sfeastdayisMay16th.
ThespottovisitisBrendan'sreputedstartingpointnearMount
BrandonontheDinglePeninsulainKerry.

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2007
Bernd
Biege
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SaintFiachra
Ahermitfromthe7thcentury,FiachrawentfromIrelandtoFrance
andwasgrantedsomelandbySaintFaronearMeaux.Buildinghis
hermitageandthenlivingaliveincontemplation,shunningaboveall
femalecompanionship,seemstohavebeenFiachra'smain
occupation.Buthesoonacquiredfameasahealer,especiallyfor
venerealdiseasesandhaemorrhoids atthesametimebecoming
patronsaintofgardenersandtaxidrivers.
Fiachra'sfeastdayisSeptember1st.
ThecenterofthecultofSaintFiachraisinFrance,butthecharming
SaintFiachra'sGardensintheIrishNationalStud(Kildare)area
fittingmemorial.

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2007
Bernd
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SaintColumba(Colmcille)
ApanCelticsaint,Columba(nottobeconfusedwithColumban)is
reveredinIrelandandScotland.Startinghiscareerinhisnative
Donegal,hefoundedmonasteriesinDerry,DurrowandfinallyIona.
BringingIrishspiritualityintotheeast,sotosay.
Columba'sfeastdayisJune9th.
GlencolumcilleinCountyDonegalismostcloselyassociatedwith
Columba,thoughthemostcharmingstatueofhimstands(orrather
squats)atDrumcliffinCountySligo.
2007
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SaintValentine
WedonotknowalotaboutValentinethereareseveralcontenders
forthetitleofmartyrwiththisname.
Confusinglyenoughtheyalsosharethesamefeast day,February
14thValentine'sDay.
WhileitisunexplainedhowValentinebecameknownasthepatron
saintoflovers,itiseasytotracehisIrishconnection.Therelicsof
thesaintwerepresentedtotheCarmelitesinthe19thcentury,tobe
usedinashrineinDublin.So,likeSaintPatrick,heisa"blowin".But
hisshrineintheWhitefriarStreetCarmeliteChurchinDubliniswell
worthavisit!

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2007
Bernd
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SaintKevin
"God...givemepatience!"Kevincertainlygothisshare,managingtolosehimselfin
contemplationinthemostunlikely(anduncomfortable)places.Totheextentthatabird
startedtobuildanestinthesaint'soutstretchedhandonce.AndtruetoformKevindidnot
moveuntiltheeggswerelaid,hatchedandthelittlebirdswereoldenoughtoflyaway.
Kevin'sfeastdayisJune3rd.
TheoneplacemostcloselyassociatedwithSaintKevinisthemonasticsettlementof
GlendaloughinCountyWicklow.
SaintLaurenceO'Toole(LorcanuaTuathail)
LaurencewasbornintoLeinsternobility,becameamonkatGlendaloughandthen
ArchbishopofDublin.DuringhistenuretheAngloNormanconquestofIrelandbegan,
dragginghimintopolitics.BecomingPapallegatein1179drewtheangerofEnglishking
HenryII,leadingtoatemporarybantoenterhishomecountryresultinginhisdeathin
exileatEu(France).
LaurenceO'Toole'sfeastdayisNovember14th.
AsLaurence'sheartwasIrishthroughandthroughitisonlyfittingthatthispartofhimwas
broughthomeposthumously...itisstillondisplayinDublin'sChristChurchCathedral .
SaintOliverPlunkett
Bornin1625inMeath,PlunkettwenttoRomeandwasordainedasapriestin1654,
workingdirectlyforthepapacy.AdozenyearslaterhebecameArchbishopofArmagh,went
backtoIrelandandgotcaughtupinTitusOates'(nonexistent)"popishplot".Convictedas
atraitorinLondonhewashanged,disembowelledandquartered whichpartlyexplains
whyhisremainsareinseveralplacestoday.
HisfeastdayisthedayofhisexecutionJuly1st(orJuly11thinthereformedcalendar).
TheheadofSaintOliverPlunkettisondisplayinDrogheda,athighbonecanbefoundin
thechurchofOldcastle(CountyMeath) neartheoldPlunkettfamilychurchat Loughcrew
Gardens.
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ByBerndBiege,About.com
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Irelandhaslongbeenknownastheislandofsaintsandscholars andithasevenbeen
suggestedthatitwastheIrishthatsavedcivilizationwhenRomecrumbled.Andwhilemost
oftheIrishsaintswerenevercanonizedandarebarelyremembered,someeventoday
managetostickout.
WhentravelingthroughIrelandyouwillencountersaints,eitherinplacenames,ineffigyor
evenfacetoface.Whichmightbeaslightlydisturbingexperience,consideringthatallhave
beendeadalongtime.
SaintPatrick(Padraig)
SaintPatrick,PatronSaintofIreland,hasbeencreditedwithbringing
ChristianitytoIrelandsinglehandedly.Whilethisalmostcertainlyis
nottrue,hewasinfluentialinhismissionofthenorthernhalfofthe
island.Traditionally432isseenasthestartofhismission.
Patrick'sfeastdayisMarch17th,SaintPatrick'sDay.
PlacesconnectedtoPatrickworthseekingoutarenumerous,itmight
beworthconsideringatourinSaintPatrick'sFootsteps.
AShortHistoricalSketchofSaintPatrick
2007
ViewFull Size
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintBrigid(Bride,Briege,Brighid)
Sometimescalledthe"MaryoftheGael",Bridgetwasconvertedby
Patrick,dedicatedherselftoareligiouslifeandbecamebothabbess
andbishopintheprocess.Ontheotherhandtherewasapagan
goddesscalledBridgetbefore andelementsofthecultofSaint
BridgetbeardefinitepreChristiantones.
Bridget'sfeastdayisFebruary1st,theancientpaganfeastof
Imbolc.
WhileBridgetisverypopularalloverIreland,thecenterofworshipis
inKildare.

ViewFull Size
2007
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintBrendan
ThissaintmightwellbecalledthedoyenofIrishmigrantsasabbott
hepackedasmallnumberofassociatesintoaboatandsetout
west.WhetherheactuallyreachedAmericanshoresisdebateable.
Theworkdetailinghistravelsmightbeanallegory.ThenagainTim
Severinprovedthatthejourneywaspossible.
Brendan'sfeastdayisMay16th.
ThespottovisitisBrendan'sreputedstartingpointnearMount
BrandonontheDinglePeninsulainKerry.

ViewFull Size
2007
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintFiachra
Ahermitfromthe7thcentury,FiachrawentfromIrelandtoFrance
andwasgrantedsomelandbySaintFaronearMeaux.Buildinghis
hermitageandthenlivingaliveincontemplation,shunningaboveall
femalecompanionship,seemstohavebeenFiachra'smain
occupation.Buthesoonacquiredfameasahealer,especiallyfor
venerealdiseasesandhaemorrhoids atthesametimebecoming
patronsaintofgardenersandtaxidrivers.
Fiachra'sfeastdayisSeptember1st.
ThecenterofthecultofSaintFiachraisinFrance,butthecharming
SaintFiachra'sGardensintheIrishNationalStud(Kildare)area
fittingmemorial.

ViewFull Size
2007
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintColumba(Colmcille)
ApanCelticsaint,Columba(nottobeconfusedwithColumban)is
reveredinIrelandandScotland.Startinghiscareerinhisnative
Donegal,hefoundedmonasteriesinDerry,DurrowandfinallyIona.
BringingIrishspiritualityintotheeast,sotosay.
Columba'sfeastdayisJune9th.
GlencolumcilleinCountyDonegalismostcloselyassociatedwith
Columba,thoughthemostcharmingstatueofhimstands(orrather
squats)atDrumcliffinCountySligo.
2007
ViewFull Size
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintValentine
WedonotknowalotaboutValentinethereareseveralcontenders
forthetitleofmartyrwiththisname.
Confusinglyenoughtheyalsosharethesamefeast day,February
14thValentine'sDay.
WhileitisunexplainedhowValentinebecameknownasthepatron
saintoflovers,itiseasytotracehisIrishconnection.Therelicsof
thesaintwerepresentedtotheCarmelitesinthe19thcentury,tobe
usedinashrineinDublin.So,likeSaintPatrick,heisa"blowin".But
hisshrineintheWhitefriarStreetCarmeliteChurchinDubliniswell
worthavisit!

ViewFull Size
2007
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintKevin
"God...givemepatience!"Kevincertainlygothisshare,managingtolosehimselfin
contemplationinthemostunlikely(anduncomfortable)places.Totheextentthatabird
startedtobuildanestinthesaint'soutstretchedhandonce.AndtruetoformKevindidnot
moveuntiltheeggswerelaid,hatchedandthelittlebirdswereoldenoughtoflyaway.
Kevin'sfeastdayisJune3rd.
TheoneplacemostcloselyassociatedwithSaintKevinisthemonasticsettlementof
GlendaloughinCountyWicklow.
SaintLaurenceO'Toole(LorcanuaTuathail)
LaurencewasbornintoLeinsternobility,becameamonkatGlendaloughandthen
ArchbishopofDublin.DuringhistenuretheAngloNormanconquestofIrelandbegan,
dragginghimintopolitics.BecomingPapallegatein1179drewtheangerofEnglishking
HenryII,leadingtoatemporarybantoenterhishomecountryresultinginhisdeathin
exileatEu(France).
LaurenceO'Toole'sfeastdayisNovember14th.
AsLaurence'sheartwasIrishthroughandthroughitisonlyfittingthatthispartofhimwas
broughthomeposthumously...itisstillondisplayinDublin'sChristChurchCathedral .
SaintOliverPlunkett
Bornin1625inMeath,PlunkettwenttoRomeandwasordainedasapriestin1654,
workingdirectlyforthepapacy.AdozenyearslaterhebecameArchbishopofArmagh,went
backtoIrelandandgotcaughtupinTitusOates'(nonexistent)"popishplot".Convictedas
atraitorinLondonhewashanged,disembowelledandquartered whichpartlyexplains
whyhisremainsareinseveralplacestoday.
HisfeastdayisthedayofhisexecutionJuly1st(orJuly11thinthereformedcalendar).
TheheadofSaintOliverPlunkettisondisplayinDrogheda,athighbonecanbefoundin
thechurchofOldcastle(CountyMeath) neartheoldPlunkettfamilychurchat Loughcrew
Gardens.
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SaintsofIreland
WheretoFindtheTracesofIreland'sHolyMenandWomen
ByBerndBiege,About.com
SpecialInterestHolidays
Irelandhaslongbeenknownastheislandofsaintsandscholars andithasevenbeen
suggestedthatitwastheIrishthatsavedcivilizationwhenRomecrumbled.Andwhilemost
oftheIrishsaintswerenevercanonizedandarebarelyremembered,someeventoday
managetostickout.
WhentravelingthroughIrelandyouwillencountersaints,eitherinplacenames,ineffigyor
evenfacetoface.Whichmightbeaslightlydisturbingexperience,consideringthatallhave
beendeadalongtime.
SaintPatrick(Padraig)
SaintPatrick,PatronSaintofIreland,hasbeencreditedwithbringing
ChristianitytoIrelandsinglehandedly.Whilethisalmostcertainlyis
nottrue,hewasinfluentialinhismissionofthenorthernhalfofthe
island.Traditionally432isseenasthestartofhismission.
Patrick'sfeastdayisMarch17th,SaintPatrick'sDay.
PlacesconnectedtoPatrickworthseekingoutarenumerous,itmight
beworthconsideringatourinSaintPatrick'sFootsteps.
AShortHistoricalSketchofSaintPatrick
2007
ViewFull Size
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintBrigid(Bride,Briege,Brighid)
Sometimescalledthe"MaryoftheGael",Bridgetwasconvertedby
Patrick,dedicatedherselftoareligiouslifeandbecamebothabbess
andbishopintheprocess.Ontheotherhandtherewasapagan
goddesscalledBridgetbefore andelementsofthecultofSaint
BridgetbeardefinitepreChristiantones.
Bridget'sfeastdayisFebruary1st,theancientpaganfeastof
Imbolc.
WhileBridgetisverypopularalloverIreland,thecenterofworshipis
inKildare.

ViewFull Size
2007
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintBrendan
ThissaintmightwellbecalledthedoyenofIrishmigrantsasabbott
hepackedasmallnumberofassociatesintoaboatandsetout
west.WhetherheactuallyreachedAmericanshoresisdebateable.
Theworkdetailinghistravelsmightbeanallegory.ThenagainTim
Severinprovedthatthejourneywaspossible.
Brendan'sfeastdayisMay16th.
ThespottovisitisBrendan'sreputedstartingpointnearMount
BrandonontheDinglePeninsulainKerry.

ViewFull Size
2007
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintFiachra
Ahermitfromthe7thcentury,FiachrawentfromIrelandtoFrance
andwasgrantedsomelandbySaintFaronearMeaux.Buildinghis
hermitageandthenlivingaliveincontemplation,shunningaboveall
femalecompanionship,seemstohavebeenFiachra'smain
occupation.Buthesoonacquiredfameasahealer,especiallyfor
venerealdiseasesandhaemorrhoids atthesametimebecoming
patronsaintofgardenersandtaxidrivers.
Fiachra'sfeastdayisSeptember1st.
ThecenterofthecultofSaintFiachraisinFrance,butthecharming
SaintFiachra'sGardensintheIrishNationalStud(Kildare)area
fittingmemorial.

ViewFull Size
2007
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintColumba(Colmcille)
ApanCelticsaint,Columba(nottobeconfusedwithColumban)is
reveredinIrelandandScotland.Startinghiscareerinhisnative
Donegal,hefoundedmonasteriesinDerry,DurrowandfinallyIona.
BringingIrishspiritualityintotheeast,sotosay.
Columba'sfeastdayisJune9th.
GlencolumcilleinCountyDonegalismostcloselyassociatedwith
Columba,thoughthemostcharmingstatueofhimstands(orrather
squats)atDrumcliffinCountySligo.
2007
ViewFull Size
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintValentine
WedonotknowalotaboutValentinethereareseveralcontenders
forthetitleofmartyrwiththisname.
Confusinglyenoughtheyalsosharethesamefeast day,February
14thValentine'sDay.
WhileitisunexplainedhowValentinebecameknownasthepatron
saintoflovers,itiseasytotracehisIrishconnection.Therelicsof
thesaintwerepresentedtotheCarmelitesinthe19thcentury,tobe
usedinashrineinDublin.So,likeSaintPatrick,heisa"blowin".But
hisshrineintheWhitefriarStreetCarmeliteChurchinDubliniswell
worthavisit!

ViewFull Size
2007
Bernd
Biege
licensedtoAbout.com,
Inc.
SaintKevin
"God...givemepatience!"Kevincertainlygothisshare,managingtolosehimselfin
contemplationinthemostunlikely(anduncomfortable)places.Totheextentthatabird
startedtobuildanestinthesaint'soutstretchedhandonce.AndtruetoformKevindidnot
moveuntiltheeggswerelaid,hatchedandthelittlebirdswereoldenoughtoflyaway.
Kevin'sfeastdayisJune3rd.
TheoneplacemostcloselyassociatedwithSaintKevinisthemonasticsettlementof
GlendaloughinCountyWicklow.
SaintLaurenceO'Toole(LorcanuaTuathail)
LaurencewasbornintoLeinsternobility,becameamonkatGlendaloughandthen
ArchbishopofDublin.DuringhistenuretheAngloNormanconquestofIrelandbegan,
dragginghimintopolitics.BecomingPapallegatein1179drewtheangerofEnglishking
HenryII,leadingtoatemporarybantoenterhishomecountryresultinginhisdeathin
exileatEu(France).
LaurenceO'Toole'sfeastdayisNovember14th.
AsLaurence'sheartwasIrishthroughandthroughitisonlyfittingthatthispartofhimwas
broughthomeposthumously...itisstillondisplayinDublin'sChristChurchCathedral .
SaintOliverPlunkett
Bornin1625inMeath,PlunkettwenttoRomeandwasordainedasapriestin1654,
workingdirectlyforthepapacy.AdozenyearslaterhebecameArchbishopofArmagh,went
backtoIrelandandgotcaughtupinTitusOates'(nonexistent)"popishplot".Convictedas
atraitorinLondonhewashanged,disembowelledandquartered whichpartlyexplains
whyhisremainsareinseveralplacestoday.
HisfeastdayisthedayofhisexecutionJuly1st(orJuly11thinthereformedcalendar).
TheheadofSaintOliverPlunkettisondisplayinDrogheda,athighbonecanbefoundin
thechurchofOldcastle(CountyMeath) neartheoldPlunkettfamilychurchat Loughcrew
Gardens.
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