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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U947


Kalends of January
. AD 946 alias 947.


Ruaidrí ua Canannáin led an army to Sláine, and the foreigners and Irish, i.e. Congalach son of Mael Mithig and Amlaíb Cuaráin, came upon him, and the foreigners of Áth Cliath were defeated, and many of them killed and drowned.


The Cenél Eógain gave the full measure of the Finnfaídech of pure silver to Patrick.


Scolaige ua hAedacáin, king of Dartraige, and Gairbíth son of Muiredach, heir designate of Uí Chremthainn, and Aed son of Tigernán ua Ruairc were killed in battle in a counterattack.


Braen son of Mael Mórda, king of the Laigin, was killed on a foray in Osraige.


Cathusach son of Ailche, bishop of Cenél Eógain, dies.