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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1097


Kalends of January fifth feria, thirteenth of the moon. AD 1097.


Lerghus ua Cruimthir, successor of Comgall, died after excellent repentance.


Tadc son of Ruaidrí ua Conchobuir, heir designate of Connacht, was killed by his own people.


Flannacán Ruadh, superior of Ros Comáin, rested in peace.


The bell-tower of Mainistir with its books and many treasures was burned.


Mael Brigte son of the wright ua Brolcháin, noble bishop of Cell Dara and of the province of the Laigin, rested after excellent repentance.


An expedition was made by Muirchertach ua Briain and by Leth Mogha to Mag Muirtheimhne. An expedition was made by Domnall ua Lochlainn also with the north of Ireland to Fid Conaill to give them battle, and Domnall, successor of Patrick, restrained them in a semblance of peace.


Lochlainn ua Duibdara, king of Fernmag, was killed by the Uí Briúin of Bréifne.


A great harvest of nuts in this year: thirty years since the other harvest of nuts to this harvest i.e. the year of the white nuts, i.e. a ‘sixth’ of nuts could be had for one penny.