St Mel's College, Longford
St Mel was a nephew of St Patrick, and he gave the veil to St Brigid. It may seem strange that many saints knew other saints, but when you think of it, it makes sense. Disciples beget disciples, and saints beget saints.
Other saint companions/friends:
St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane Frances de Chantal
St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac
St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi
St Teresa of Avila and St John of the Cross
St John Bosco and St Dominic Savio