New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Abban


Born c.570; died 620. Abbot. The son of Cormac, King of Leinster, and nephew and disciple of Saint Ibar, he founded many churches in Wexford and the monasteries of Magheranoidhe (now Adamstown), New Ross, famous as a school, and Kilabbain. Feast, 27 October.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Abban”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 July 2008. Web. 21 January 2019. <>