Muiredach m. Echdach

Other names

Muireach (Watson 1926), Murtagh (ODS) Muiredach Cell Alaid (Ó Riain 1985)

Introduction

Aside from references in the genealogies, little is known of this saint, despite the status of his church as Diocesan see. 'His feast day of 12th August was shared by Molaise of Inishmurry (Inis Muiredhagh) off the coast of Sligo, which may have taken his name from him.' Ó Riain, Dictionary, 504

Gender

Male

Associated places

Killala, barony of Tirawley, Co. Mayo.

Genealogies

CGSH 160.

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Gaelic

Territory or Ethnicity (refined)

S. Uí Néill

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Muiredach (ns)