Famed in Irish hagiology. He was distinguished as MacCathbad, whence Kilmackevat, County Antrim, was Bishop of Kilroot, a minor see afterwards incorporated in the Diocese of Connor. He was a contemporary of Saint Ailbe, and his feast has been kept from time immemorial on 16 October.
- William Grattan-Flood. “Saint MacCathbad Colman”. . CatholicSaints.Info. 3 January 2016. Web. 23 April 2017. <>