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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U985


Kalends of January fifth feria, fifth of the moon, AD 984 alias 985.


Fogartach ua Congaile, superior of Daiminis, Flaithlem, superior of Saiger, Mael Finnia, superior of Domnach Patraic, rested in Christ.


Mael Sechnaill son of Domnall had an army in Connacht, and he reduced Mag Aí to ashes. The Connacht made a covert(?) foray to Loch Aininn, and they burned the country and killed the king of Fir Chell. (Mael Sechnall son of Domnall ravaged Connacht, plundered its islands, and killed its chiefs.)