Abbot of Iona
The Abbot of Iona was the head of Iona Abbey during the Middle Ages and the leader of the monastic community of Iona, as well as the overlord of scores of monasteries in both Scotland and Ireland, inc...
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Abbot of Derry
The Bishop of Derry is an episcopal title which takes its name after the city of Derry in Northern Ireland. In the Roman Catholic Church it remains a separate title, but in the Church of Ireland it ha...
Ségéne mac Fiachnaí
Ségéne mac Fiachnaí (or Ségéne of Iona) (died 12 August 652) was the fifth abbot of the Iona Abbey in Scotland (623–652).Ségéne was of the Cenél Conaill, the same kindred as Columba, and he was the ne...
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Diarmait of Iona
Diarmait of Iona was Abbot of Iona (814-?832). Thomas Owen Clancy argues that Diarmait was one of the most important Céli Dé reformers, instrumental to the spread of the movement in Scotland, laying t...
Baithéne mac Brénaind
Baithéne mac Brénaind (or Saint Baithen) was an Irish monk, specially selected by Saint Columba as one of the band of missionaries who set sail for what is now Scotland in 563. Born in 536, the son of...
Séon Carsuel
Séon Carsuel (Anglicized: John Carswell, modern Scottish Gaelic: Seon Carsuail; c. 1522 – 1572) was a 16th-century Scottish prelate, humanist and Protestant reformer. Born early in the century, ...
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Fergno Britt mac Faílbi
Fergnae or Fergno Britt mac Faílbi was the fourth abbot of Iona (605–623). Fergnae was the first abbot of Iona to have come from outside Saint Columba's generation. Moreover, unlike his predecessors,...
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Conamail mac Faílbi
Conamail mac Faílbi was the tenth abbot of Iona (704–707). Although he did not die until 710, his successor Dunchad was made abbot in 707. This may be evidence of a split in the Iona community over th...
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Cumméne Find
Cumméne Find (Latinised, Cummeneus Albus, Cumméne "the White", died 669) was the seventh abbot of Iona (657–669). It was during Cumméne's abbacy that the Northumbrians decided against the Gaelic datin...
Dúnchad mac Cinn Fáelad
Dúnchad mac Cinn Fáelad (also called Dunichad, Duncad, and Donatus) (died 717) was the eleventh abbot of Iona (707–717). He was the son of Cenn Fáelad, and grandson of Máel Coba, of the Cenél Conaill....
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Adomnán
Adomnán or Adamnan of Iona (Gaelic pronunciation: Athovnawn; c. 624 – 704), also known as Eunan (from Gaelic Naomh Adhamhnán), was an abbot of Iona (r. 679–704), hagiographer, st...
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Columba
Saint Columba (Irish: Colm Cille, 'church dove'; 7 December 521 – 9 June 597) was an Irish abbot and missionary credited with spreading Christianity in present-day Scotland. He founded the importa...
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Suibne moccu Fir Thrí
Suibne moccu Fir Thrí [Suibne moccu Urthrí, Suibhne I] was the sixth abbot of Iona (652–657). His abbacy is obscure, and he appears not to have been from the same kindred, Cenél Conaill, as Columba an...
Lasrén mac Feradaig
Lasrén (also Laisrén, Laisrán) mac Feradaig or Lasrén of Iona (d. 605) was the third abbot of Iona (c.600-605), in succession to Baíthéne. Lasrén worked during the abbacy of St Columba and administere...
Fáilbe mac Pípáin
Fáilbe mac Pípáin was the eighth abbot of Iona (fl. 669-679 ?). Failbe was of the same kindred as Columba, the Cenél Conaill, distantly related to him through their common ancestor Conall Gulban....
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