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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1098


Kalends of January sixth feria, twenty-fourth of the moon. AD 1098.


Flaithbertach ua Flaithbertaigh, king of the west of Connacht, was killed by the Síl Muiredaigh.


Three of the ships of the foreigners of the Isles were plundered by the Maid and their crews were killed, i.e. a hundred and twenty or a little more.


Mael Ísu ua Stuir, scribe and philosopher of the Munstermen, indeed of all the Irish, rested in Christ.


Diarmait son of Énna son of Diarmait, king of Laigin, was killed by the sons of Murchad son of Diarmait, i.e. in the middle of Cell Dara.


Eochaid, successor of Ciannán, died after repentance.


Rónán ua Daimin, successor of Feichín of Fobuir at first and afterwards an excellent religious, and Mael Martain ua Cellaigh, successor of Muru of Fothain, a generous and a wise man, rested in peace on the same day.


Flaithbertach son of Tigernach Bairrcech, successor of Finnian, rested on pilgrimage.



Domnall oa Énna, noble bishop of the west of Europe and fount of compassion of the world, eminent in both laws i.e. Roman and Irish, after excellent repentance, ended his life happily on the tenth of the Kalends of December 22 Nov..


Mac Maras Cairbrech, an excellent confessor, and Domnall son of Robartach, successor of Colum Cille for a time, fell asleep in peace.


The defeat of Fertas Suilidhe was inflicted on the Cenél Conaill by the Cenél Eógain, and in it fell Éicertach ua Toircert and many others.


In this year Aed ua Maeileoin, successor of Ciarán of CIuain Moccu Nóis, was born.