Kalends of Jan. (on 7th feria, 26th of the moon), A.D. 1261.
The most worthy of the
clergy of Cenel-Conaill were
p.331killed by Conchobur Ua Neill and by the Cenel-Eogain in Doire of St. Colum-cille, around Conchobur Ua Firghil. Conchobur Ua Neill was, however, killed immediately, through miracle of Colum-cille by Donn Ua Breslen, chief of Fanat.
Cathal Ua Eghra was killed by Foreigners.
A hosting was made by Aedh, son of Feidlimidh Ua Conchobhair, into Breifni, so that he burned many towns and the crops. Complete defeat was given to a force of his routs, so that a great number of them were killed.
John Fitz Thomas and the Barrymore were killed by Finghin Mag Carrthaigh and by the Desmonians likewise and a large number of other Foreigners were killed.
Finghin Mac Carrthaigh was killed by the Foreigners.
Aed Ua Neill the Tawny was expelled and Niall Culanach O'Neill (brother of Aedh) made king.
Niall Ua Gairmlegaidh, chief of Cenel-Moain, died.
Philip Mac Cinaetha, chief of the Cantred, was slain by Gilla-Muire Ua Cairre.
(Patrick (that is, Mael-Padraig) Ua Sganuil, bishop of Rath-both, was elected unanimously as archbishop of Ard-Macha and he defended at the Apostolic See the election made of himself.
Amalgaidh Ua Ruadhagan, king of Ui-bhEathach, was killed by Donatus Ua Cairre and Donatus Ua Cairre was killed on the same spot.)