Saint Odran (452)

Saint Odran was the charioteer of Saint Patrick, the great apostle of Ireland. Saint Odran was martyred in place of Saint Patrick, by giving his life to some pagans who wanted to kill Saint Patrick. Saint Odran died forty-one years before Saint Patrick, who died in 493.

St Patrick with Chariot (Left) and St Patrick with Stonemasons (Right): Images from St Patrick’s, Monkstown, Co. Dublin (source)