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Saint Piran [Patron Saint] of Cornwall

Saint Piran [Patron Saint] of Cornwall

Saint Piran is the patron saint of tin-miners. He is also generally regarded as the national saint of Cornwall. Saint Piran’s Flag is a white cross on a black background which is commonly used as the Flag of Cornwall.

Saint Andrew [Patron Saint] of Scotland

Saint Andrew - Apostle and Patron Saint of Scotland

Saint Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland, and Saint Andrew’s Day is celebrated by Scots around the world on the 30th November.

Saint Patrick [Patron Saint] of Ireland

Saint Patrick - who is said to have driven serpents from Ireland

Saint Patrick is the Patron Saint of Ireland and is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. The celebration of his day is the national holiday in Ireland. Parades and parties generally celebrate the day with lots of music long into the night.

Saint David [Patron Saint] of Wales

St David of Wales

Saint David is the only Welsh saint to be canonized and culted in the Western Church. He has been the patron saint of Wales since the 12th century, but very little is known about his life.

The Voyage of Saint Brendan

The Voyage of Saint Brendan

We all know that an Italian, Christopher Columbus, was the first European to discover America. But perhaps a priest from Tralee got there first?

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