Saint Enda of Aran
Abbot of Aran
Born Meath, Ireland
Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church
Saint Enda of Aran (Éanna, Éinne or Endeus, died c. 530) is an Irish saint in the Roman Catholic Church. His feast day is 21 March.
Enda was a warrior-king of Oriel in Ulster, converted by his sister, Saint Fanchea, an abbess. About 484 he established the first Irish monastery at Killeaney on Aran Mor. St. Enda is described as the "patriarch of Irish monasticism". Most of the great Irish saints had some connection with Aran.Found at: http://www.ask.com/wiki/Enda_of_Aran?o=2801&qsrc=999&ad=doubleDown&an=apn&ap=ask.com