Saint Munchin of Limerick

Also known as

  • Munchin the Wise
  • Luimnich…
  • Maincin…
  • Mainchin…
  • Manchen…
  • Munchino…
  • Little Monk

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First bishop of Limerick, occupying the see in the 7th century. A prince gave him the island, possibly in exchange for Munchin giving up a claim to the throne. Established the school at Mungret and served as abbot to its 1,500 monks.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Munchin of Limerick“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 February 2016. Web. 25 August 2016. <>