Caiscíne m. Déicill, nephew of Columba

Introduction

Caiscíne and his brother, Mo Ernóc, appear in an appendix to VC as the sons of Columb Cille's sister, and Déicell. The name is also written Caiscne (CGSH, 397)and Cassine / Caisene (Tract on mothers of the saints, 722.24)

Gender

Male

Genealogies

Son of Cumman, sister of Columb Cille (CGSH 397, Tract on mothers of the saints, 722.24)

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Gaelic

Territory or Ethnicity (refined)

N. Uí Néill

Sources for saint

Source

A Dictionary of Irish Saints

146

Source

The Life of St. Columba, Founder of Hy; written by Adamnan, ninth abbot of that monastery

246

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Cass, Cassán, Caiscíne (ns) (certain)

Related Personal Names

Name

Caiscíne (certain)