Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Idus, Bishop of Ath-Fadha, in Leinster


He was a worthy disciple of Saint Patrick, by whom he was baptized. He is often invoked in the old Irish prayer in verse which bears the name of Saint Moling.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Idus, Bishop of Ath-Fadha, in Leinster”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 July 2013. Web. 20 January 2019. <>