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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1109


Kalends of January sixth feria, twenty-sixth of the moon. AD 1109, and Easter fell on the seventh of the Kalends of May 25 April and Low Sunday on the second day of summer 2 May, and the feast of Mo-Cholmóc of Liath on Shrove Saturday 13 March. Gilla Ailbe ua Ciarmaic, king of Áine Cliach, died.


Mael Ísu ua Cuillen, noble bishop of the north of Ireland, and Aengus ua Domnalláin, chief confessor of the community of Colum Cille, died.


A slaughter was inflicted on the Uí Bresail, including their king, i.e. Dartin, and the Uí Echach fell by the Uí Méith and the men of Fernmag.


An army was brought by Muirchertach ua Briain to assist Murchad ua Mael Sechlainn, and he plundered some of the Uí Briúin.


An army was brought by Domnall grandson of Lochlainn also, with the north of Ireland, to Sliab Fuait, and Cellach, successor of Patrick, made a year's peace between ua Briain and ua Lochlainn, and the north of Ireland went after that to Mag ua mBresail against the Ulaid who were in Mag Coba, and the Ulaid gave them the three hostages they themselves chose.


Cocrich, successor of Samthann of Cluain Brónaigh, rested.


Aed ua Ruairc came into the encampment of Murchad ua Mael Sechlainn twice, and inflicted slaughter, through the curse of the community of Patrick.


A slaughter was inflicted on the Uí Méith, including their king, i.e. Goll Bairche, and some of the men of Fernmag fell by the Uí Bresail and the Uí Echach.



Domnall Ruad son of Gilla Pátraic, king of Osraige, was killed by another youth casting a stone.


Donnchad ua Duibdírma died.


(Gilla Pátraic ua Selbaigh, superior of Corcach, dies.)