Moenach of Dunleer

Introduction

Abbot of Lann Léire. His cult is attested in southern Munster. See O Riain, Dictionary, 448. He is commemorated in a Cologne edition of the Martyrology of Usuard: in Hibernia, Monachi confessoris.

Gender

Male

Associated places

Lann Léire (Dunleer, co. Louth)

Obituary

AU 721.5 Mors Mainaigh abbatis Lainne Leri.

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Gaelic

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Monk, Moenach (ns)

Same as Monk

Related Personal Names

Name

Moenach (certain)

Feast days

Day of Year

Oct 17

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

Nóinachi abbatis

Day of Year

Oct 17

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

Moenach banmin, bladmor, Mac Clarin, coir comdal ‘Moenach fair-gentle, famous, Clárín’s son, a just convention’ Gloss: Mac Clárín abb Lainne Lere.