Máel Muru

(c. 817—887) poet and historian

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(d. 887), poet, usually referred to as Máel Muru ‘Othna’, being a member of the monastery of Othain at Fahan, Co. Donegal. He was amongst the early poets and historians who produced various parts and recensions of Lebor Gabála.

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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