Among the entries for April 3 in Volume IV of the Lives of the Irish Saints, Canon O'Hanlon lists a Saint Benatius, as patron of Kilcooley, County Roscommon. I would be interested to know more of the man behind this Latin name, but have been unable to find out any further information:
St. Benatius, Patron of Cill-Chuile, now Kilcooley, County of Roscommon.
A Catalogue of the churches, in the diocese of Elphin, has a St. Benatius, Patron of Cill-Chuile, or Kill-Chuile Church, - now Kilcooley in the Deanery of Sli-muiredhaigh. He was venerated on the 3rd of April.
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