Comgan (Comdhan, or Comman)

Comgan (Comdhan, or Comman)

is the name of two early Irish saints:

1. Of Cluain-Connaidh, commemorated October 13. There is a St. Comnganns named among the relatives of St. Columba. who is supposed to be the same as this Comgan. SEE CONGAN.

2. Of Glenn-Uissen, commemorated February 27. He was the son of Diarmaid. and his mother was Ethne. He founded a monastery in his native province at Ceanw-indis, and succeeded St. Diarmaid in the governmeant of the monastery at Glenn-Uissen. He died about A.D. 569, it is supposed (Lanigan, Ecclesiastical History of Ireland, 2:76 sq.; Reeves, Adamnan, 70 note).

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