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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U841


Kalends of January
. AD 840.


The heathens were still on Loch nEchach.


Diarmait son of Conchobor subjected Mael Ruanaid son of Donnchad to compulsion (?), and Diarmait was later killed by Mael Sechnaill on the same day, and Mael Ruanaid was left alive.


Aed son of Dúnchad was deceitfully killed by the associates of Conaing son of Flann in the latter's presence.


There was a naval camp at Linn Duachaill from which the peoples and churches of Tethba were plundered. There was a naval camp at Duiblinn from which the Laigin and the Uí Néill were plundered, both states and churches, as far as Sliab Bladma.



Feidlimid led an army as far as Carmain. Niall marched against him to Mag Óchtar.

    1. (The crozier of devout Feidlimid
      Was abandoned in the blackthorns;
      Niall, mighty in combat, took it
      By right of victory in battle with swords.)