Comgán of Cluain Connaidh

Introduction

There are two Comgans in Mart T described as Céli Dé. Only the one on Oct 13 is linked with Cluain Connaidh but it is likely they are in origin the same saint.

Associated places

Cluain Connaidh. This is an unidentified place, apparently in Machaire Chuircne, barony of Kilkenny West, Co. Westmeath (Ó Riain, Dictionary, 220)

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Comgan (ns) (certain)

Same as Comgan, uncle of Fillan (possible)

Related Personal Names

Name

Comgán (certain)

Feast days

Day of Year

Oct 13

Calendar

Martyrology of Gorman

Source code

Mart. G

Source title

Martyrology of Gorman

Editors

Stokes, Whitley

Year

1895

Notes

Full title is Félire Húi Gormáin, The Martyrology of Gorman edited from a manuscript in the Royal library, Brussels, with a preface, translation, notes and indices. It is published by the Henry Bradshaw Society.

Quote from source

Findsec[h] caemh, is Comgan gloss: ógh, ó Sliabh Guaire i nGailengaibh [after Findsech] ó Clúain Connaidh i cCuircne [after Comgan]

Day of Year

Oct 13

Calendar

The Martyrology of Donegal

Source code

Mart. Do.

Source title

The Martyrology of Donegal

Editors

Todd, J. H.

Year

1864

Notes

Other author to be specified.

Quote from source

Findsech, ógh ó shliabh Guaire i nGailengaibh Comdhan, ó Cluain connaidh i cCuircne

Day of Year

Oct 13

Calendar

Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee

Source code

Mart. O

Source title

Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee

Editors

Stokes, Whitley

Year

1905

Notes

Full title is Félire Óengusso Céli Dé, The Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee, critically edited from Ten Manuscripts, with a Preface, Translation, Notes and Indices.

Quote from source

Comgan ocus Marcill col-lethet al-linde ind ócrígain glandae féil Findsiche finde. Comgan and Marcill with the breadth of their wisdom, the feast of fair Findsech, the purified (?) princess.

Day of Year

Oct 13

Calendar

Martyrology of Tallaght

Source code

Mart.T

Source title

Martyrology of Tallaght

Editors

Best, R. I. and Lawlor, H. J.

Year

1931

Notes

From the Book of Lesinter and MS 5100-4 in the Royal Library, Brussels.

Quote from source

Finnsige uirginis .i. inna Hírnaide. Comgani cele Dé [this is the whole entry (Irish section)]

Notes

It seems that St Findsech, commemorated on the same day as St Comgan, also had a cult in Scotland, under the alias Findoca.

Day of Year

August 2

Calendar

Martyrology of Tallaght

Source code

Mart.T

Source title

Martyrology of Tallaght

Editors

Best, R. I. and Lawlor, H. J.

Year

1931

Notes

From the Book of Lesinter and MS 5100-4 in the Royal Library, Brussels.

Quote from source

Comgan celi Dé

Day of Year

August 2

Calendar

Martyrology of Gorman

Source code

Mart. G

Source title

Martyrology of Gorman

Editors

Stokes, Whitley

Year

1895

Notes

Full title is Félire Húi Gormáin, The Martyrology of Gorman edited from a manuscript in the Royal library, Brussels, with a preface, translation, notes and indices. It is published by the Henry Bradshaw Society.

Quote from source

Comgan caemfer gloss: céle Dé

Day of Year

August 2

Calendar

The Martyrology of Donegal

Source code

Mart. Do.

Source title

The Martyrology of Donegal

Editors

Todd, J. H.

Year

1864

Notes

Other author to be specified.

Quote from source

Comhdhán céle dé