Kalends of Jan. on 6th feria, 18th of the moon, A.D. 1336-9.
A great host was led by Aedh Ua Neill the Stout to Tir-Conaill, whereby were killed the son of John Ua Neill and Geoffrey Ua Domnaill by the people of Ua Dochartaigh.
Ruaidhri O'Ceallaigh, king of Ui-Maine, was killed by Cathal, son of Aedh, son of Eogan Ua Conchobair, after going from the house of Toirdelbach Ua Concobuir to his own. The most eminent in Ireland without dispute was that man.
Edmond Mac William de Burgh was expelled this year.
The wife of the son of the Earl of Ulster, namely, the daughter of Toirdelbach Ua Briain, was taken to wife by Toirdelbach Ua Concobuir, that is, by the king of Connacht, this year and Derbail, daughter of Aedh Ua Domnaill, was abandoned by him.
Thomas Mag Samradhain, who
p.463was in custody with the Clann-Muircertaigh, was set free in that year, after the daughter of Donnchadh the Swarthy was renounced him and his two sons escaped that year likewise.
A great plague of snows and of frost prevailed that year from the beginning of a fortnight of winter until a part of spring came, so that much of the cattle of Ireland suffered death and the green crops of Ireland went to nought the same year.