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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U996


Kalends of January
. AD 995 alias 996.


Lightning struck Ard Macha and it did not leave unburnt an oratory, stone church, vestibule or wooden sanctuary.


Diarmait son of Domnall, king of Uí Cheinnselaig, Gilla Pátraic son of Donnchad, king of Osraige, Cormac ua Congalaig, coarb of Daiminis, die.


The Conaille and the Mugdorna and the northern Brega made a foray to Glenn Rige and Aed son of Domnall, king of Ailech, came upon them and gave battle to them and defeated them, and the king of Conaille, i.e. Matudán ua Cróngilla, and very many others, i.e. 200, were slain there.