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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1174


Kalends of Jan. on 3rd feria, 24th of the moon, A.D. 1174.


Flann Ua Gorma[i]n, arch-lector of Ard-Macha and of all Ireland, a man learned, observant in divine and human wisdom, after having been a year and twenty learning amongst the Franks and Saxons and twenty years directing the schools of Ireland, died peacefully on the 13th of the Kalends of April [March 20], the Wednesday before Easter, in the 70th year of his age.


Mael-Patraic O'Banain, bishop of Condeiri and Dal-Araidhe, a venerable man, full of holiness and of meekness and of purity of heart, died full piously in I[ona] of Colum-cille, after


choice old age.


Gilla Mae Liac [Gelasius], son of Ruaidhri, successor of Patrick, archbishop and primate of Ard-Macha and of all Ireland, son of chastity, full of purity of heart and of peace, died piously after choice old age, on the 6th of the Kalends of April [March 27], the Wednesday after Easter, in the 87th year of his age, the 37th of his episcopacy. That noble man was sixteen years full honourably in the abbacy of Colum-cille in Daire before [receiving] the succession of Patrick.


Gilla-Mochaidbeo, abbot of the Monastery of Peter and Paul in Ard-Macha, a diligent, steadfast servant to the Lord, died on [Sunday] the 2nd of the Kalends of April [March 31], in the 70th year of his age.


(The battle of Durlus [was gained] by Domnall Ua Briain and by Conchobur Maenmhaighi upon the people of the son of the Empress (namely, of the king of the Saxons).


Maelruanaigh Ua Ciarda, king of Cairpri, was slain.


The Synod of Birr [was celebrated].—A.D. 1174.


Mael-Isu Ua Connachtain, bishop of Sil-Muirethaigh [Elphin], rested.


Amlaim Ua Cuind, chief of Muinnter Gillga[i]n, died.


Muirguis Ua Dubhthaigh, first abbot


of Boyle, rested.


Imar son of Mac Cargamna Ua Gilla-Ultain, chief of Muinnter-Mail-Sinna, dies.)