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Annal 1324


1324 First of January on Sunday and the twenty-seventh day of the moon, A.D. MCCCXXIV. Fourteenth year of the Lunar-Cycle; seventh year of the Infliction; 28th year of the Solar Cycle. Embolismal year. AG.


William Burke, son of William, died.


Cathal son of Domnall son of Tadc son of Brian son of Andrias son of Brian Luignech son of Toirrdelbach Mor O Conchobair, king of Connacht, the most vigorous and powerful Gael of his time, was killed by Toirrdelbach son of Aed son of Eogan O Conchobair in Tir Briuin na Sinna this year, and Maelsechlainn son of Toirrdelbach O Domnaill, Gilla Crist Oc Mac Donnchada and many others were killed with him, on the twenty-fifth day of October. He had been king of Connacht for six and a half years, in spite of Gael and Gall. Toirrdelbach was now made king by all the Connachtmen.


The same cattle-plague was in all Ireland this year. It was called the Mael Domnaig.


Gilla Crist O Birn died.