The Age of Christ, 787 recte 792.
The twenty-second year of Donnchadh.
St. Maelruain, Bishop of Tamhlacht Maelruain, died on the 7th of July.
Aedhan Ua Concumba, a bishop, and select soldier of Christ, died.
Terog, Abbot of Corcach Cork;
Cronan Lia Fearna;
and Saermugh of Eanach Dubh, died.
Tomaltach, son of Innreachtach, King of Ulidia, was slain by Eochaidh, son of Fiachna.
Breasal, son of Flathrai, lord of Dal Araidhe;
Maelbreasail, son of Aedh, son of Crichan, lord of Ui Fiachrach;
Fiachan; lord of Conaille;
Donncoirche, lord of Dal Riada;
and Cathmugh, lord of Calraighe, died.
The battle of Sruth Cluana Arggaid, in which Cinaedh, son of Artghal, was slain by Muirgheas, son of Tomaltach.
The battle of Ard Mic Rime was fought also by Muirgheas, son of Tomaltach, against the Ui nAilella, wherein were slain Conchubhar and Aireachtach Ua Cathail, and Cathmugh, son of Flaithbheartach, lord of Cairbre, and Cormac, son of Dubhdachrich, lord of Breifne.
The Age of Christ, 788 recte 793.
The twenty third year of Donnchadh.
Crunnmhael of Druim Inesglainn, Abbot of Cluain Iraird Clonard;
Cinaedh, son of Cumasgach, Abbot of Dearmhach Durrow;
Doimtheach, airchinneach of Trefoit Mor Trevet;
Aurthaile, Abbot of Othain Fahan;
Flaithgheal, son of Taichleach, Abbot of Druim Ratha;
Maeltola, Abbot of Laithreach Briuin Laraghbrine;
Cucathrach of Saighir Serkieran;
Rechtine of Eadargabhal;
Cuan of Ath Eascrach;
Cairbre, son of Laidhgnen, lord of South Leinster, died.
The law of St. Comman was promulgated by Aeldobhair, i.e. Abbot of Ros Commain Roscommon, and by Muirgheas, throughout the three divisions of Connaught.
The law of Ailbhe of Imleach Emly, in Munster.
The Age of Christ, 789 recte 794.
The twenty fourth year of Donnchadh.
Thomas, Abbot of Beannchair Bangor;
Cathnia Ua Guaire, Abbot of Tuaim Greine
Joseph Ua Cearnaigh, Abbot of Cluain Mic Nois, one of the Cianachta Breagh;
Learbanbhan, airchinneach of Cluain Boireann Cloonburren;
Colgu Ua Duineachda, lector of Cluain Mic Nois, he who composed the Scuaip Chrabhaidh, died.
A hosting was made by Donnchadh, to protect Leinster against the Munstermen.
The Age of Christ, 790 recte 795.
The twenty fifth year of Donnchadh.
Tibraide, son of Fearchair, Abbot of Cluain Fearta Brenainn Clonfert;
Guaire Ua Tibraide, Abbot of Cluain Foda;
Maenach, Abbot of Cluain Fearta Molua;
and Murchadh, son of Fearadhach, died.
The burning of Reachrainn by plunderers; and its shrines were broken and plundered.
Bran Airdcheann, King of Leinster, and his wife Eithne, daughter of Domhnall Midheach, were killed by Finsneachta Ceathairdherc, son of Ceallach, at Cill Cuile Dumha, on the sixth night of summer precisely. Of this was said:
- The death of Bran, evil the deed,
at Cill Chuile Dumhai,
Of Eithne, daughter of Domhnall Midheach,
was woful to him.
Conn Cetadhach, son of Donnchadh, was slain in the house of Cumalcaich, in Crich Ua nOlcan, by Flann, son of Congalach. Of the death of Conn was said:
- A feast was made by Ua Olcain,
which was partaken of in odious ale;
Dregs were given to him by Flann,
so that he bore away his head after his death.
Cathasach, son of Toirpthea, lord of Ui Eathach Iveagh, died.
Cudinaisc, son of Conasach, Abbot of Ard Macha, died.
The Age of Christ, 791 recte 796.
The twenty sixth year of Donnchadh.
Clothchu, bishop and anchorite of Cluain Iraird Clonard;
Suibhne, Bishop of Ath Truim Trim, died.
Duibhlitter, Abbot of Finnghlais Finglas, died on the 15th of May.
Olcobhar, son of Flann, son of Erc, scribe, bishop, and anchorite, died.
Colca the Wise died.
Seanchan, Abbot of Cill Achaidh Droma Foda Killeigh, and of Birra;
Maenach, son of Aenghus, Prior of Lusca Lusk;
and Eochaidh, son of Cearnach OEconomus of Ard Macha, died.
Maelcobha, son of Flann Feorna, lord of Ciarraighe Luachra in the county of Kerry;
Fogartach, son of Cathal, lord of Magh Aei;
and Duineachaidh Ua Daire, lord of Ciarraighe Aei, died.
The Age of Christ, 792.
Donnchadh, i.e. the son of Domhnall, son of Murchadh, reigned twenty seven years, when he died, after the victory of penance, in the sixty fourth year of his age; in lamentation of whom this quatrain was composed:
- Donnchadh of Freamhainn, dreaded prince,
famed King of Ireland, of the hundred fair greens;
There is no more mournful loss,
as he did not quiet his fair.
Innreachtach, son of Domhnall, brother of King Donnchadh, died.
Dubhdaleithe, son of Sinach, Abbot of Ard Macha, died.
Condal, daughter of Murchadh,
p.401Abbess of Cill Dara;
Conamhail, Abbot of Liath;
Olcobhar, son of Flann, Airchinneach of Inis Cathaigh;
Aelmidhair, OEconomus of Cluain Mic Nois, who was of the Sil Maelruanaidh, died.
Cumascach, son of Fogartach, lord of South Breagh, died in religion.
Muireadhach, son of Flann Garadh, lord of Cinel Mic Earca, died.
Curoi, son of Aenghus, lord of Cinel Laeghaire, died.
The Age of Christ, 793 recte 798.
The first year of Aedh Oirdnidhe, son of Niall Frosach, in sovereignty over Ireland.
Eudus Ua Dicholla, Abbot of Cill Dara;
Connmhach, son of Burbotha, a descendant of Guaire Aidhne, scribe of Cluain Mic Nois;
and Eochaidh of Feart Aedha, died.
The battle of Druim Righ by Aedh Oirdnighe, wherein were slain the two sons of Domhnall, Finshneachta and Diarmaid; Finshneachta, son of Follamhan; and many others along with them not enumerated. To commemorate which was said:
- Though Aedh was slain
by Domhnall, a greedy triumph;
By the true fair Aedh
it was avenged in the battle of Druim Righ.
Aedh Oirdnidhe devastated Meath, until it submitted to him.
Inis Padraig, was burned by foreigners, and they bore away the shrine of Dochonna; and they also committed depredations between Ireland and Alba Scotland.
Affiath, Bishop of Ard Macha,
and Aireachtach Ua Faelain, Abbot of Ard Macha, died on the same night.
The Age of Christ, 794 recte 799.
The second year of Aedh Oirdnidhe.
Fearadhach, son of Seigheni, Abbot of Reachrainn;
Anaile, Abbot of Cluain Mic Nois, who was of the Ui Briuin, died.
St. Siadhal Ua Commain, Abbot of Ceann Lacha, died on the 8th of Marti.
Blathmac, son of Guaire, Abbot of Cluain Baedain;
Fiannachta, of Fearna;
Suibhne, of Cill Delge Kildalkey;
and Breslen, of Berre, died.
Cluain Iraird Clonard was burned in the beginning of summer.
Ailell, son of Innreachtach, lord of Ui Maine Connacht, died.
Domhnall, son of Donnchadh, was slain by his brothers.
Dunfhlaith, daughter of Flaithbheartach, son of Loingseach, died.
The battle of Dun Gainbhe between the Connaughtmen themselves, wherein fell Coscrach, son of Donn, and Gaisgeadhach, and many others along with them.
The battle of Finnabhair, in Teathbha, by Muireadhach, son of Domhnall, in which many chiefs were slain along with Fearghus, son of Ailghil, lord of Cinel Cairbre, with Duibhinnreacht, son of Artghal, with Muireadhach, son of Connmhach, and with Cosgrach, son of Ceithearnach.
The Lamhchomhairt at the Michaelmas of this year, which was called the fire from heaven.
Faindealach, son of Maenach, Abbot of Ard Macha, died, after Dubhdaleithe had been in contention with him about the abbacy first, and after him Gormghal.
The Age of Christ, 795.
The third year of Aedh in the sovereignty.
Airmeadhach, Abbot of Beannchair Bangor;
Aeldobhar, Abbot of Ros Commain Roscommon;
Mimtheanach, Abbot of Gleann Da Locha;
Tairdhealbhach, Abbot of Cill Achaidh Killeigh,
Loingseach, son of Fiachra, Abbot of Dun Leath Glaisi,
Maelochtraigh, Abbot of Doire Edhnigh, was slain.
Connmhach, son of Donat, Abbot of Corcach Mor Cork,
and Ferghil Ua Taidhg, scribe of Lusca, died.
Ailill, son of Fearghus, lord of South Breagh, was thrown from his horse on the festival of Maccuilinn of Lusca, and he died immediately.
A battle was fought between the Cinel Laeghaire and Cinel Ardghail, in which was slain Fiangalach, son of Dunlaing, by Conall, son of Niall, and Conghalach, son of Aenghus.
The Age of Christ, 796 recte 801.
The fourth year of Aedh.
Breasal, son of Segeni, Abbot of Ia, died, after having been twenty one years in the abbacy.
Feidhlimidh Ua Lugadon, Abbot of Cluain Dolcain Clondalkin;
Catharnach, son of Cathal Maenmaighe; and Ninnidh, anchorite, died.
Ruamnus, Abbot of Domhnach Seachnaill, died.
The relics of Ronan, son of Bearach were placed in a shrine formed of gold and silver.
Befhail, daughter of Cathal, queen of Donnchadh, son of Domhnall, died.
A battle between the Ulidians and the Ui Eathach Cobha, wherein Eochaidh, son of Ailell, lord of Cobha Iveagh, was slain.