Saint Deiniol





Abbot of Bangor (c. 584).

In Welsh-Deiniol, in Latin-Dainiolus and in English-Daniel.


Deiniol, born in the early 6th century, was an important figure in the development of Christianity in North Wales. The son of a Celtic chieftain, he founded two monasteries, both named Bangor, one of which was close to the modern town of that name…