Coibdenach of Ard Stratha

Introduction

Little is known of this saint, who Watson suggests for Kilwhipnach (Watson 1926 p 302) – ‘but the phonetics are doubtful’ It does not appear in CGSH.

Associated places

Ard Stratha (Ardstraw townland and parish, barony of Strabane Lower, Co. Tyrone)

Obituary

AU 707 Coidbenach, episcopus Aird Stratho, quiéuit.

Genealogies

None are known

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Coibdenach (ns) (certain)

Related Personal Names

Name

Coibdenach (certain)

Feast days

Day of Year

Nov 26

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

nert Coibdenaig credail diar ndedhail fri digla 'The virtue of believing Coibdenach to separate us from vengeances!' gloss: escop Árda Sratha

Notes

This is one of the days missing in MT

Day of Year

Nov 26

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

Coibdeanach, epscop Arda Sratha. AD 706.