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« on: March 05, 2020, 07:55:21 PM »

Saint Finbar (c. 550-623) was a Bishop of Cork and an abbot of a monastery in what is now Cork city, Ireland.       
He was originally named Lochan. He resided in Templemartin, near Brandon.
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2020, 08:15:17 PM »

S. Finbar, ora pro nobis!
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2021, 02:46:26 PM »

Finbar went on a pilgrimage to Rome with some of the monks.   
On completion of his education he returned home.   
He is reputed to have built small churches in various places.
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« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2021, 06:46:52 PM »

Saint Finbar built one church in Ballineadig, County Cork. The church was called Cella na Cluaine.
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« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2022, 06:00:30 PM »

Saint Finbar's feast day is September 25.
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