The Age of Christ, 757.
The nineteenth year of Domhnall.
Cormac, Abbot of Cluain Mic Nois, died. He was of the race of Cairbre Crom.
Robhartach, son of Cuana, Abbot of Athain Mor Fahan;
Suibhne, Abbot of Cluain Fearta Clonfert;
Domhgnasach, Abbot of Imleach Each;
Ferfio, son of Faibhre, a
p.361wise man, Abbot of Comhraire Midhe, died.
The battle of Caille Taidbig, in which the Luighne were defeated by the Cinel Cairbre.
Fogartach, son of Eochaidh, lord of Eile died.
Cele Peadair, Abbot of Ard Macha, died. He was of the Ui Breasail.
The Age of Christ, 758.
Beclaitnae, Abbot of Cluain Iraird Clonard, died.
Fidhairle Ua Suanaigh, Abbot of Raithin, died on the first of October.
Reoddaidhe, Abbot of Fearna Ferns, died.
Anfadan, Abbot of Linn Duachail, died.
Faelchu, of Finnghlais, died.
After Domhnall, son of Murchadh, son of Diarmaid, had been twenty years in sovereignty over Ireland, he died. He was the first king of Ireland of the Clann Colmain, and he was buried at Dearmhagh Durrow with honour and veneration. Of him was said:
- Until the hour that Domhnall
was brought to Dearmhagh
There was no avenging conflict
or battle on the plain of Breaghmhagh.
The Age of Christ, 759.
The first year of Niall Frosach in sovereignty over Ireland.
Fiachra, son of Fothadh, Abbot of Baisleac, died.
Ronan, Abbot of Cluain Mic Nois, died. He was of the Luighne.
Cormac, son of Ailill, Abbot of Mainistir Buite Monasterboice, died.
Donait, son of Tohence, Abbot of Corcach Cork, died.
Fearghus, son of Ceallach, King of Connaught, died.
Scanlan Feimhin, son of Aedhgal, died.
Flann Garadh, lord of Cinel Mic Earca, died.
The battle of Dun Bile was gained by Donnchadh, son of Domhnall, over the Feara Tulach Fartullagh.
Dunchadh, son of Eoghan, lord of the Deisi, died.
Murchadh, son of Muircheartach, was slain by the Connaughtmen.
Three showers fell in Crich Muireadhaigh, in Inis Eoghain Inishowen, namely, a shower of pure silver, a shower of wheat, and a shower of honey, of which was said:
- Three showers at Ard Uillinne, fell,
through God's love, from heaven:
A shower of silver, a shower of wheat,
and a shower of honey.
The Age of Christ, 760.
The second year of Niall Frosach.
p.365son of Sarfaeladh, Abbot of Birra, died.
Loarn, Abbot of Cluain Iraird Clonard, died.
Cellbil, of Cluain Bronaigh, died.
Tola, of Ard Breacain Ard Braccan, died.
Ailill, son of Craebhachan, Abbot of Mungarait Mungret, died.
Flaithbheartach, son of Loingseach, died at Ard Macha Armagh, after having been some time in religion.
Suibhne, son of Murchadh, with his two sons, was slain.
The battle of Carn Fiachach was fought between the two sons of Domhnall, i.e. Donnchadh and Murchadh, and Aelghal, lord of Teathbha, wherein Fallomhan, son of Cucongalt, was slain by Donnchadh, and Murchadh was also slain, and Aelghal was defeated.
Dungalach, chief of Ui Liathain, died.
Uargal, chief of Conaille, died.
Torptha, son of Cearnach, lord of the Deisi, died.
The Age of Christ, 761.
The third year of Niall.
Crimhthann, son of Reachtghal, Abbot of Cluain Fearta, died.
Aedhan of Lis Mor died.
The battle of Sruthair was fought between the Ui Briuin and Conmaicne, in which numbers of the Conmaicne were slain, as was Aedh Dubh, son of Toichleach. This battle was gained by Duibhinnreachtach, son of Cathal.
A battle was fought between the men of Meath and the men of Breagh, in which were slain Maelumha, son of Toithil, and Dongal, son of Doireith.
The Age of Christ, 762.
The fourth year of Niall.
Cubran, Abbot of Cill Achaidh, died.
Fidhbhadhach, Abbot of Beannchair Bangor, died.
Dubhdainbher, son of Cormac, Abbot of Mainistir Buithi Monasterboice, was drowned in the Boinn.
Slebhene, son of Congal, of the race of Conall Gulban, Abbot of Ia, died.
Mac an tSair, Abbot of Eanach Dubh, died.
Glaindiubair, Abbot of Lathrach Briuin, died.
Murchadh, son of Flaithbheartach, lord of
p.367Cinel Conaill, was slain.
Ceallach, son of Cairbre, son of Fogartach, was slain by robbers.
The battle of Ard Na mBreac was fought by Tuaimsnamha, son of Flann.
The Age of Christ, 763.
The fifth year of Niall.
Gormghal, son of Ailioll, died.
Aedhan, Abbot of Lis Mor, died.
Ceinnsealach, son of Cuboirne, Abbot of Imleach Iubhair Emly, died.
Coibhdeanach, Abbot of Cill Toma, died.
The most of the Sruithe religious seniors of Cluain Mic Nois died.
Duibhinrecht, son of Cathal, King of Connaught, died.
Eithne, daughter of Breasal Breagh, and wife of the King of Teamhair Tara, died, after having deserved reward from God for her good works, and for her intense penance for her sins.
A battle was fought between the Leinstermen themselves, namely, between Cinaech, son of Flann, and Aedh, at Foirtrinn, where Aedh was slain.
Conchubhar, son of Cumasgach, lord of Aidhne, died.
Niall, son of Diarmaid, lord of Meath, died.
The slaying of Tuaimsnamha, lord of Osraighe Ossory.
The Age of Christ, 764.
The sixth year of Niall.
Murghal, son of Ninnidh, Abbot of Reachrainn, died.
Enchorach Ua Dodain, Abbot of Gleann Da Locha, died.
Comman, of Eanach Daithe, died.
A battle between the Osraighe themselves, by Tuaimsnamha, in which the sons of Ceallach, son of Faelchar, were routed.
The battle of Fearna Ferns was fought by the Ui Ceinn Sealaigh, in which Dubhchalgach, son of Laidhgnen, was slain.
The Age of Christ, 765.
The seventh year of Niall.
Ardghal, Abbot of Clochar Mac nDaimhine, died.
Fiachra, of Granard, died.
Feirghil, of Cill Mor Eimhire,
Fearghus, son of Cathal, a bishop, died.
Folachtach, son of Teach Tuae, Abbot of Cluain Mic Nois, died.
Crunnmael, Bishop and Abbot of Cill Mor Eimhire, died.
Connmhach, son of Brenainn, Abbot of Cluain Tochne, died.
hUa Becce, Abbot of Fobhar Fore, died.
Tuaimsnamha, son of Flann, lord of Osraighe, was slain.
Narghal, son of Natsluaigh, died.
A battle between the Leinstermen themselves, wherein Ceallach, son of Dunchadh, had the victory, and in which Cinaedh, son of Flann, and his brother, Ceallach, and Caithnia, son of Becc, and many others besides them, were slain.
A conflict between the Ui Ceinnsealaigh, in which Edersgel, son of Aedh, son of Colgan, had the victory, and in which Ceinnsealach, son of Bran, was slain by him.
The battle of Ocha by the men of South Breagh upon the Leinstermen.
The battle of Bolg Boinne against the men of South Breagh, in which were slain Flaithbheartach, son of Flann, son of Roghallach; Uairchridhe, son of Baeth; Snedhgus, son of Ainsteach; and Cearnach, son of Flann Foirbhthe.
The battle of Ath Cliath, by the Cianachta Breagh, against Ui Tegh; and there was great slaughter made of the Leinstermen, and numbers of the Cianachta were drowned in the full tide on their returning.
Niall Frosach, son of Fearghal, was seven years king over Ireland when he resigned; and he died at I Coluim Cille, on his pilgrimage eight years afterwards.
The Age of Christ, 766.
The first year of Donnchadh, son of Domhnall, in sovereignty over Ireland.
Flann Ua Dachua, Abbot of Inis Cain Deagha, died.
Failbhe Erdaimh died.
Forbasach Ua Cearnaigh, Abbot of Cluain Mic Nois, died; he was of the Ui Briuin.
Aedhgen, Bishop and Abbot of Fobhar
Cobhlaith, daughter of Cathal, Abbess of Cluain Cuithbhinn, died.
There arose a dissention between Ceallach, son of Donnchadh, King of Leinster, and the monarch Donnchadh, son of Domhnall. Donnchadh made a full muster of the Ui Neill and marched into Leinster. The Leinstermen moved before the monarch and his forces until they arrived at Sciath Neachtain. Donnchadh, with his forces, remained at Aillinn; his people continued to fire, burn, plunder, and devastate the province for the space of a week, when the Leinstermen at length submitted to his will.
Cairbre, son of Fogartach, lord of Breagh, died.
Becc, son of Connla, lord of Teathbha, died.
Aenghus, son of Fearadhach, lord of Cinel Laeghaire, died of a sudden fit.
Cathal, son of Conall, lord of Cairbre Mor, died.
Dunghalach, son of Taithleach, chief of Luighne, died.
Artghal, son of Conall, lord of Cairbre Teathbha died.