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


Founder of a famous monastery in the Isle of Crimlen, between Kinselech and Desies.

He is not to be confounded with Saint Finbar, the first bishop of Cork, who is honoured on the 25th of September.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Finbar, Abbot in Ireland”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 June 2013. Web. 18 September 2021. <>