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Saint Brendan

Saint Brendan

Birth
Death 577 (aged 92–93)
Burial Galway, County Galway, Ireland
Memorial ID 6623064 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Saint, Explorer. Abbot and traveller, traditionally the founder of the monastery of Clonfert in County Galway (561), and other monasteries in Ireland and Scotland. The Latin Navigation of St Brendan (c.1050) recounts his legendary voyage to a land of saints far to the west and north, possibly the Hebrides and the Northern Isles, or even Iceland. His feast day is May 16.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 20 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6623064
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Saint Brendan (484–577), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6623064, citing Clonfert Graveyard, Galway, County Galway, Ireland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .