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Annal 1229


1229 First of January on Monday and the second day of the moon; fourteenth year of the Cycle of Nineteen: seventeenth year of the Solar Cycle and second of the Indiction.


Gilla Isu O Clerig, bishop of Leyney, rested in Christ.


Gilla an Choimded O Duillennain, coarb of St. Fechin, and Muiredach O Gormgaile, prior of Inis Mac nErin, died.


Duibessa daughter of Ruaidri O Conchobair, wife of Cathal Mac Diarmata, died a nun.



Dionysius O Morda, bishop of Sil Murray, resigned his bishopric this year.


Diarmait Mac Carthaig, king of Desmond, died.


Gerald O Cathain, the most learned man in the Order of Canons, rested in Christ.


Diarmait O Fiaich, abbot of Recles Gilla Molaise Ui Gillaurain, from Tuaim, rested in Christ and was buried at Ardcarne.


Diarmait Mac Gilla Carthaig, erenach of Tibohine, archipresbiter, and the person most conspicuous for charity and humanity in this part of Connacht, rested in Christ. And it was about the burial of this man's body that there arose the strife and contention between the monks of Boyle and the canons of the Trinity, so that it lay for two days and nights in the church of Drum, the monks preventing its burial, till at the end of the third day it was equitably taken from them.


Lochlainn O Manachan was treacherously killed by his own father's brother.