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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1038


Kalends of January first feria, twenty-first of the moon. AD 1038.


Cuinnidén of Condaire, successor of Mac Nissi and Colmán of Ela, and Colmán Cam ua Congaile, successor of Mo-Laisse, rested in Christ.


Gilla Críst, son of Cathbarr ua Domnaill, was killed by the son of Conn ua Domnaill.


A battle between Conrad king of the Farther Saxons, and Otto, king of the Franks, in which a thousand fell, including Otto.


Orc Allaid ua Ruadacáin, king of Uí Echach, was killed by the Clann Sínaig in Ard Macha on Monday the feast of Ultán 4 Sept., in revenge for the killing of Eochaid son of the Abbot and for the profanation of Ard Macha.


A defeat was inflicted on the Uí Maine by the Delbna in the middle of Cluain Moccu Nóis on Friday, the feast of St. Ciarán 9 Sept., and many were slain there.


Cú Duilig ua Donnchada, heir designate of Caisel, was killed by the Uí Fhaeláin.