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


[first Bishop of Ardbraccan in Meath, in Ireland] Amongst the many eminent virtues of this saint, Colgan mentions his extensive charity in providing for all the foundling children in Ireland. He died in 656. See Colgan manuscripts ad Sept.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Ultan, Bishop in Ireland”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 August 2014. Web. 22 February 2019. <>