Saint Grellen

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Grellan, date and artist unknown; left light of the sixth window in the north aisle, Saint Michael's Church, Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland; photographed on 15 September 2010 by Andreas F. Borchert; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Grellan



Missionary in Ireland, assigned by Saint Patrick to build a church at Achadh Fionnabhrach; king Duach Gallach gave Grellan land for the church after Grellan brought back to life by baptism Duach Gallach’s stillborn son, Eoghan Sriabh.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Grellen“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 November 2015. Web. 7 December 2021. <>