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Saint Damhnat of Sliabh Betha, June 13

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Saint Damhnat of Sliabh Betha, June 13

On June 13  we remember Saint Damhnat of Sliabh Betha. As with so many of our holy women, not a great deal is actually known of her life, and in particular there is some confusion around Damhnat’s relationship to Saint Dymphna of Gheel. I am currently doing some more research into this but can introduce the saint with Canon O’Hanlon’s account below, which mentions the relics associated with her:

Source https://omniumsanctorumhiberniae.blogspot.com/2015/06/saint-damhnat-of-sliabh-betha-june-13.html