Clann Sencháin

Other names

Maic Senchain (CGSH)

Introduction

This 'group-saint' occurs in Mart G and Mart Donegal. A Maic Sencháin in CGSH may refer to the same group. Mac Cana, a Franciscan who visited Scotland in the first half of the seventeenth century, writes of the burial place of the sons of Senchán on the island of Sanda, off the south coast of Kintyre, Argyll

Gender

Uncertain

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Gaelic

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Senán, Mo Senóc, Senach, Senchán (ns) (certain)

Feast days

Day of Year

June 23

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

Clann Senchain is Senain / dom-erail ar m'fiadhain 'Senchán's children and Senán's, to direct me for my leader'

Notes

No further info in the marts regarding location or genealogy

Day of Year

June 23

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

Clann Shenchain 'The Children of Senchán'

Notes

No further info in the marts regarding location or genealogy