Saints of the Day – Dermot, Abbot


(also known as Diarmaid) 6th century. Ruins of six churches can be seen on Inchcleraun (Innis Clothran) in Louch Ree, where Saint Dermot founded a monastery. His burial site there became a pilgrimage center. It is believed that Dermot was a native of Connaught and of royal blood. He is associated with Saint Senan (Farmer).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 September 2021. Web. 2 December 2021. <>