On May 23 the Irish calendars record the commemoration of a saintly bishop, but Saint Nechtlic is one of the many Irish saints for whom we have no other details. Canon O'Hanlon shares what the calendars record:
St. Nechtlaice, or Nechtlic, Bishop.
The name Nechtliacc, Bishop, is venerated, in the Martyrology of Tallagh, at the 23rd of May. The Bollandists, in like manner, commemorated Nechtlagius Episcopus, at the same date; but, we find no means of knowing when he flourished, or where he presided over any See. It is entered, likewise, in the Martyrology of Donegal, that Nechtlic, Bishop, had a festival on this day.
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