Saint Mura McFeredach

detail of a stained glass window depicting Saint Mura of Fahan, created c.1900 by Meyer and Co; Cathedral of Saint Eugene, Derry, Northern Ireland; photographed on 17 September 2013 by Andreas F Borchert; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Murames McFeredach
  • Muran McFeredach
  • Murin of Fahan
  • Mura of Fahan

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Abbot of Fahan (Othan Mor), appointed by Saint Columba. Friend of King Hugh of Ireland. Spiritual teacher of Saint Laserian of Leighlin. Member of the O’Neill clan. Writer of a number of works including a rhymed biography of Saint Columba. In the ruined church of Saint Mura at Fahan is a beautiful Irish cross, and nearby is Saint Mura’s Well.

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  • “Saint Mura McFeredach“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 February 2016. Web. 31 August 2016. <>