Egnech (died 915) was an Abbot of Aran. He was one of the few attested successors of Enda of Aran, and only the second named as such since the saint's death in 530. His death is recorded laconically in the Irish annals, without details. Viking activity occurred in the Galway Bay and Connemara region in these years but cannot be linked to Egnech's death.

In his obituary, Egnech is recorded as being both a "bishop and anchorite."

Preceded by
Abbot of Aran
? - 915
Succeeded by

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  • Annals of the Four Masters, ed. & tr. John O'Donovan (1856). Annála Rioghachta Éireann. Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters... with a Translation and Copious Notes. 7 vols (2nd ed.). Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. s.a. 718.1CS1 maint: postscript (link) CELT editions. Full scans at Internet Archive: Vol. 1; Vol. 2; Vol. 3; Vol. 4; Vol. 5; Vol. 6; Indices. [1]