in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; History. 695 words.
Máel Muru Othna [Maelmura] (d. 887), poet and historian, was evidently connected with the monastery of Fahan (Donegal): his epithet ‘Othna’ means ‘of Fahan’ and his name (‘devotee of Muru’)...