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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U916


Kalends of January
. AD 915 alias 916.


Flann son of Mael Sechnaill son of Mael Ruanaid son of Donnchad king of Temair, having reigned 36 years 6 months and 5 days, dies in the 68th year of his age, about the seventh hour of day, on the seventh feria, the eighth of the Kalends of June 25 May.


Fogartach son of Tolarg, king of southern Brega, dies.


Ainnle son of Cathán, king of Uaithne of Cliú, was put to death by the foreigners of Loch dá Chaech.


Aed son of Ailill, abbot of Cluain Ferta Brénainn, Conligán son of Draignén, chief of Uí Lomáin Gaela, and Martain, abbot of Ros Comáin, die.


Niall son of Aed became king of Temair and held the Fair of Tailtiu, which had been neglected for a long time.


The foreigners of Loch dá Chaech continued to harry Mumu and Laigin.


Mael Barrfhinn, priest of Cluain Moccu Nóis, dies.


Ard Macha was burned by lightning on the fifth of the Kalends of May 27 April, i.e. the southern part of it, with the Toí and the Saball and the kitchen and the whole of the abbot's close.


Coblaith daughter of Dub Dúin, successor of Brigit, rested.