Book of Saints – Barr


BARR (Saint) Bishop (September 25) (6th century) Saint Barr (Finbar, Barrocus) was a native of Connaught. He founded a monastic school at Lough Eire, thus originating the city of Cork, of which he became the first Bishop. He died at Cloyne after sixteen years of Episcopate, but the exact date is not certain.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Barr”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 August 2012. Web. 28 November 2020. <>