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Raphoe, Ireland, Diocese of
1910 New Catholic Dictionary
Comprises nearly all Donegal, excepting the Barony of Inishowen. Suffragan of the archdiocese of Armagh. Saint Colomba founded a monastery there in the 6th century. Striking abbey ruins may be seen. A portion of the old cathedral is comprised in the Protestant cathedral of Raphoe. Notable bishops include
- Saint Adamnan, first bishop, c.700
- diocese of Raphoe
- patron saints index
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Entry for 'Raphoe, Ireland, Diocese of'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​r/raphoe-ireland-diocese-of.html. 1910.