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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1005


Kalends of January second feria, sixteenth of the moon. AD 1004 alias 1005.


Aed ua Flannacán, superior of Maen Coluim Chille, Ragnall son of Gofraid, king of the Isles, Conchobor son of Domnall, king of Loch Beithech, Mael Brigte ua Rímeda, abbot of Í, and Domnall son of Maicnia, superior of Mainistir, rested in Christ.


Gilla Comgaill, king of Ulaid, was killed by Mael Ruanaid, his own brother.


Aed son of Tomaltach, i.e. king of Leth Cathail, was killed by Flaithbertach ua Néill in an invasion of Leth Cathail.


Muirecán from Both Domnaig, successor of Patrick—in the 72nd year of his age—and Aed of Treóit, paragon of knowledge and piety, ended their lives in Ard Macha.


A battle between the men of Albu themselves, in which fell the king of Albu, i.e. Cinaed son of Dub.


A rout of the Ulaid and of the Uí Echach at Loch Bricrenn, in which Artán, heir designate of Uí Echach, fell.


Brian, accompanied by the royalty of Ireland, brought an army to Ard Macha, and left twenty ounces of gold on Patrick's altar. He went back, bringing the pledges of the men of Ireland.