Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Fiachna, Confessor in Ireland


He was a native of Desies, in Munster, a monk of Lismore, and disciple of Saint Carthagh the younger, in 630. By the most perfect spirit of obedience he laid the foundation of a most sublime gift of prayer and all virtue. He is titular saint of the parish of Kill-Fiachna, in the diocess of Ardfert.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Fiachna, Confessor in Ireland”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 April 2013. Web. 20 June 2021. <>