Saint Declan of Ardmore

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Declan of Ardmore, date and artist unknown; Church of Our Lady and Saint Kieran, Ballylooby, County Tipperary, Ireland; photographed on 8 September 2012 by Andreas F. Borchert; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Déaglán



A convert, he was baptized by and became a spiritual student of Saint Colman. Monk. Trained as an evangelist by Saint Diomma of Kildimo. Worked in Ireland before the arrival of Saint Patrick. Pilgrim to Rome, Italy. First bishop of Ardmore, Waterford, Ireland. Known as a miracle worker.




MLA Citation

  • “Saint Declan of Ardmore“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 August 2017. Web. 29 November 2020. <>