Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Eunan, Bishop in Ireland


[first Bishop of Raphoe in Ireland, in the Province of Ulster] The monastery founded there by Saint Columb, and restored by Saint Adamnan, being converted into an episcopal see, Saint Eunan was appointed to govern it. He is the titular saint of the Church, and a mass for his festival on the 7th of September is approved by Pope Clement XII among the masses printed for the Irish churches, at Paris in 1734.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Eunan, Bishop in Ireland”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 August 2014. Web. 24 March 2019. <>