Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Cronan, Abbot of Roscrea, in Ireland


A monastery which he founded in the county of Tipperary, in Ireland; which afterwards became a bishop’s see, long since united to that of Killaloe. Saint Cronan died about the year 640, and was honoured as titular saint of the church of Roscrea, which was possessed of his relics.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Cronan, Abbot of Roscrea, in Ireland”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 April 2013. Web. 13 June 2021. <>