Saint Finlugh of Derry

Also known as

  • Finlag
  • Finlug
  • Fionnlugh
  • Finlogh
  • Finloghait
  • Finlay



Son of Pipan and Aes; brother of Saint Fintan of Doon. Spiritual student of Saint Columba of Iona in Scotland. Abbot in a Columban monastery in County Derry, Ireland.




Additional Information


Being brothers both in the flesh and in the Faith, O honoured Fintan and Finlugh, you served our Saviour in your native land winning souls for Him by feats of ascetic piety. Cease not your love for men, praying that our souls may also be saved. – troparion of Saint Fintan and Saint Finlugh

By the mercy of our God thy miraculous well still bestows the blessing of healing on those who come in faith, O Father Fintan. Telling the spiritual waters of thy unshakable faith we sing thy praises, together with thy brother Finlugh, and we rejoice in your glory. – kontakion of Saint Fintan and Saint Finlugh

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Finlugh of Derry“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 May 2020. Web. 28 October 2021. <>