1298 First of January on Wednesday and the eleventh day of the moon, A.D. MCCXCVIII. Second year of the Solar Cycle; seventh year of the Lunar Cycle; eleventh year of the Indiction. Common Year. E.
Thomas fitz Maurice, a great and noble baron of the Fitz Geralds who was called the Crooked Heir, died this year.
Sadb daughter of Aed O Neill, wife of Tadc son of Andrias O Conchobair; died at the beginning of spring this year.
Brian Bregach Mag Samradain, chieftain of Tullyhaw, the most generous and valorous man of his time, was killed by Aed Brefnech O Conchobair and the Clan Murtagh in his own house at Coologe on the third day of summer.
Donnchad son of Domnall O hEgra was treacherously killed by Brian Carrach O hEgra, his own kinsman. He was an eligible prince of Leyney and the most generous and valorous king's son in his own territory.
Domnall Ruad Mag Carrthaig, king of Desmond, died.
Fergal O Fergail, Bishop of Tir Conaill, rested.
The bishopric of Clonmacnoise was assumed by Uilliam O Finnain, the Abbot of Kilbeggan, in this year.
Tomas O hOirechtaig, Abbot of Assaroe, [rested] in Christ.