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Annal 1275


1275 First of January on Tuesday and the twenty-eighth day of the moon, A.D. MCCLXXV. Third year of the Decemnovennial Cycle; third year of the Indiction; seventh year of the Solar Cycle. Embolismal year. F.


Ruaidri son of Toirrdelbach O Conchobair was captured by his own brother, Tadc son of Toirrdelbach, who also plundered all [the land of] Tadc son of Cathal Mac Diarmata. Ruaidri afterwards escaped from his captivity; Conchobar O hAinlide conveyed him away, but they were pursued and Conchobar was killed then.


Conchobar son of Fergal son of Donnchad son of Muirchertach was killed by his own kinsmen.


Art son of Cathal Riabach O Ruairc, king of Brefne, was killed by Mag Finnbairr and the Muinter Geradain and the Galls at Granard, and his people were slaughtered.


Cairpre O Scopa, Bishop of Raphoe, rested in Christ.


O Laidig, Bishop of Killala, rested in Christ.


Tomas Mag Samradain was killed by the Cenel Luachain.


The son of Cu Chonnacht O Raigillig was craftily killed by the Clann Cathail.


The Galls were defeated in Ulster. Two hundred horses and two hundred heads was the sum of their losses.