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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature


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(Corcair, or Quorrair) is the name of several Irish virgin saints, of whom only two are clearly traceable:

1. Commemorated March 8 or Aug. 8, is said to have been the sister of St.Finnian and daughter of Corpreus, of a princely family in Ulster, and to have lived in the middle of the 6th century.

2. Commemorated July 21 as the patron saint of Kilcorkey, in County Roscommon.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Curcach'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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