Book of Saints – Tigernach

main article for Saint Tigernach of ClogherArticle

(Tigernake, Tierney, Tierry) (Saint) Bishop (April 4) (6th century) An Irishman, stated to have been a disciple of Menennius in Britain (that is, probably, of Saint Ninian in Strathclyde). He was Bishop of Clogher and Clones in his own country, and died about A.D. 550. He appears to have lost his eyesight in his old age, and thenceforth to have devoted his whole time to prayer and heavenly contemplation. But the traditions concerning him are very various.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Tigernach”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 April 2017. Web. 28 May 2017. <>