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Cathal, Cahal: Pronounced Ka+hal Americanized: Charles County: Tipperary According to an account in the Irish Times, Saint Cahal, or Cataldo, the supposed abbot of a monastery in Shanrahan, is better known in Italy where he served in Taranto in the 7th century, than he is in his native Ireland. Legend has it that Cahal was shipwrecked off the Italian coast in 666, having made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. He stayed in Italy for the remainder of his life, and when his body was discovered in 1071 it was deemed “incorrupted.”

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