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The Saints of Ireland. Ireland, which was once known as the land of saints and scholars, has bred numerous saints, many of whom left their native country to Christianize the rest of Europe.

Irish Saints


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St. Abban St. Abban St. Abel St. Abigail St. Abran St. Adalgis St. Adamnan St. Adamnan of Coldingham St. Adulf St. Aengus St. Aidan St. Aidan of Lindisfarne St. Aidan of Ferns St. Ailbhe St. Aileran St. Alto St. Andrew St. Andrew the Scot Apostles of Erin (Ireland) St. Asicus St. Attracta St. Autbod (Aubeu) St. Autbodus St. Balin St. Balther St. Barrfoin St. Bean St. Becan St. Becan St. Bega St. Benignus St. Beoadh St. Beoadh St. Beoc St. Berach St. Bernard of Arce St. Bilfrid St. Blaithmaic St. Boadin St. Boethian St. Brandan St. Breaca St. Brendan St. Brendan of Birr St. Briarch St. Bridget St. Brigid St. Brigid of Ireland St. Brogan St. Bron St. Bronach St. Budoc St. Buriana St. Caellainn St. Caidoc & Fricor St. Caillin St. Caimin St. Cairlon St. Canice St. Canice St. Cannera St. Carthach the Elder St. Carthach the Younger St. Cataldus St. Cearan St. Cellach St. Celsus St. Ceollach St. Cera St. Chad of Mercia St. Chillien Bl. Christian O'Conarchy St. Christian St. Chuniald & Gislar St. Cianan St. Cillene St. Cinnia St. Cogitosus St. Colga (Coelchu) St. Colman of Cloyne St. Colman McRhoi St. Colman of Dromore St. Colman of Elo St. Colman of Glendalough St. Colman of Kilmacduagh St. Colman of Kilroot St. Colman of Lindisfarne St. Colman of Lismore St. Colman of Stockerau St. Columba St. Columban St. Columbanus St. Comgall St. Comgall St. Comgan St. Conall St. Conleth St. Conleth Bl. Conor O’Devany St. Corbican St. Cormac St. Cornelius of Armagh St. Crewanna St. Cronan of Roscrea St. Cronan Beg St. Cronan of Roscrea St. Cronan the Wise St. Crummine St. Cuan St. Cuaran St. Cumine St. Cummian Fada St. Cuthbert St. Dabius St. Declan St. Deicola St. Diarmaid St. Dichu St. Diman St. Diomma St. Disibod St. Diuma St. Donan St. Donatus of Fiesole St. Drostan St. Dubtach St. Dunchaid O'Braoin St. Duthac St. Eadbert St. Edana Bl. Edmund Ignatius Rice St. Eliphius St. Elwin St. Emilian St. Enda St. Eoban St. Ergnad St. Erhard of Regensburg St. Erth St. Etto St. Eugene St. Eusebius St. Fanchea St. Farannan St. Fechin St. Feock St. Feredarius St. Fergus St. Fiace St. Fiachan St. Fiacre St. Fidharleus St. Finan St. Finan of Lindisfarne St. Finan of Lindisfarne St. Finbar St. Findan St. Fingar St. Finian St. Finian Lobhar St. Finian Munnu St. Finian of Clonard St. Finlugh St. Fintan St. Fintan of Clonenagh St. Fionnchu
St. Flannan St. Florentius St. Florentius of Strasbourg St. Foellan St. Foila St. Forannan St. Fortchern St. Fredegand St. Frediano St. Fridolin St. Fursey St. Gall St. Garbhan St. Gerebrand St. Germoc St. Gibrian St. Glushallaich St. Goban St. Gobnata St. Gormcal St. Grimonia St. Guasacht St. Gunifort St. Guthagon St. Helanus St. Hiero St. Himelin St. Himelin St. Ia of Cornwall St. Idus of Leinster St. Illadan St. Indract St. Ita St. Jarlath St. Jarlath St. Jarlath Bl. John Carey Bl. John Roche & Margaret Ward St. Kenan St. Kenneth St. Kentigerna St. Kessag St. Kevin St. Kiara St. Kieran St. Kieran of Saigir St. Kilian St. Kilian St. Kinnia St. Lactali St. Lasar St. Laserian St. Lawrence O'Toole St. Lawrence O'Toole St. Lelia St. Livinus St. Loaran St. Loman St. Louthiem St. Lua St. Macaille St. Macanisius St. Macartan St. Maccalin St. Maccallin St. Machabeo St. Machai St. Madelgisilus St. Maedhog St. Maelmuire O' Gorman St. Maelrubius St. Maiduif St. Maimbod St. Malachy St. Malchus St. Maolruain St. Marnock St. Maughold St. Maura St. Maxentia of Beauvais St. Medana St. Medran & Odran St. Meldon St. Mella St. Menulphus St. Minnborinus of Cologne St. Mochelloc St. Mochoemoc St. Mochoemoc St. Modan St. Modomnoc St. Moelray St. Molagga St. Moling St. Monennaa St. Monessa St. Movean St. Muirchu St. Mummolus St. Mun St. Munchin St. Mura McFeredach St. Murtagh St. Natalis St. Nathy St. Neachtian St. Nectan of Hartland St. Nennius St. Nennus St. Nissen St. Odhran of Iona St. Odrian St. Oliver Plunkett St. Oncho St. Osmanna St. Odran of Iona St. Palladius St. Pandwyna St. Pantagathus St. Paternus St. Patrick St. Peregrinus St. Phelim St. Psalmodius Bl. Ralph Corby St. Rioch St. Riquier St. Rodingus St. Ruadan St. Rumold St. Rumon St. Rupert of Salzberg St. Sacer St. Samthan St. Samthann St. Samthann St. Sanctan St. Scannal St. Schotin St. Seachnall St. Sedna St. Senach St. Senan St. Senan St. Tanco Bl. Thaddeus Maccarthy St. Thomian St. Tochmura St. Tola St. Trea St. Tressan St. Trien St. Tuda St. Turninus St. Ursicinus St. Ursmar St. Ursus of Aosta St. Vergil of Salzburg St. Virgilius of Salzburg St. Vodoaldus St. Voloc St. Vouga St. Vulganius St. Winnow, Mancus, & Mybrad St. Wiro


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