Saint Diarmaid of Armagh

Also known as

  • Dermot of Armagh

Memorial

Profile

Bishop of Armagh, Ireland in 834. Renowned for his learning. Driven from his see by the usurper Foraunan in 835, Diarmaid ruled for a year from Connacht, and then returned in 836. In 841 the see was destroyed by Vikings.

Born

Died

  • c.852 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Diarmaid of Armagh”. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 April 2012. Web. 1 August 2015. <http://catholicsaints.info/saint-diarmaid-of-armagh/>