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



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.





MLA Citation

  • “Saint Mura McFeredach“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 December 2018. Web. 28 July 2021. <>