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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1129


Kalends of January third feria, seventh of the moon. AD 1129.


Mac Maras ua Rebochán, superior of Lis Mór of Mo-Chutu, died.


Gilla Mo-Chonna ua Duibdírma was killed by the Ulaid in Inis Taiti.


Cellach, successor of Patrick, a virgin and the chief bishop of western Europe, and the only head whom Irish and foreigners, lay and clergy, obeyed, having ordained bishops and priests and all kinds of cleric also, and having consecrated many churches and churchyards, having bestowed goods and valuables, having exhorted all, both laity and clergy, to uprightness and good conduct, after a life of saying the hours, saying mass, fasting, prayer, after being anointed and having made excellent repentance, sent forth his soul to the bosom of angels and archangels in Ard Pátraic in Mumu on Monday, the Kalends 1st of April, the twenty-fourth year of his abbacy and the fiftieth year of his age. His body was brought on the third of the Nones 3rd of April to Lis Mór of Mo-Chutu in accordance with his own testament, and was waked with psalms and hymns and canticles, and buried with honour in the burial-ground of the bishops, on the day before the nones 4th of April, that is, Thursday. Muirchertach son of Domnall was appointed to the successorship of Patrick on the Nones 5th of April.


The house of Colum Cille in Cill Mac nÉnáin was taken by Ó Tairchert against Aed son of Cathbarr ua Domnaill, and it was burned by him.


The castle of Áth Luain was built by Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir.


Grlla Críst grandson of Uidhrén, chief of Cenél Feradaigh, was burned in his fosterfather's house in Tír Manach by treachery.


Niall ua Críchán, king of Uí Fhiachrach of Ard Sratha, was killed by the Uí Cennétigh.