New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Diarmaid the Just


(died 542) Confessor, abbot and founder of Inisclothran, Loughrea, Ireland. His fame as a teacher, writer, and preacher attracted numerous disciples to him, among them Saint Ciaran of Clonmacnoise. He is said to have erected seven churches on his island, now called Quaker Island. Feast, 10 January.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Diarmaid the Just”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 October 2012. Web. 23 January 2022. <>