Cairpre m. Déicill of Coleraine

Other names

Cairbre

Introduction

While among the Dál nAraide in north-east Ulster Patrick predicted that this Caipre, a bishop, would have his church at Coleraine. In the Life of Eogan of Ardstraw he was held in captivity by pirates in Britain and Armorica. St Ninian of Whithorn obtained his freedom (Ó Riain, Dictionary, 142).

Gender

Male

Associated places

Cúl Rathain (Coleraine, Co. Derry)

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Cairpre (ns) (certain)

Related Personal Names

Name

Cairpre (certain)