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Annála Connacht (Author: [unknown])

Annal 1336


1336 First of January on Monday and the ninth day of the moon, MCCCXXXVI. Seventh year of the Lunar Cycle; fourth year of the Indiction; twelfth year of the solar Cycle. Common year. GF.


Tomaltach Mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg, the terror and destruction of his enemies, the best man of his time for bounty and charity, safeguard and dignity, died on the twenty-fourth of May, the eve of Trinity Sunday, in his own house at Calad na Cairrge. He was buried nobly and honourably in the monastery of Boyle and Conchobar mac Tomaltaig, his son, was made king in his stead.


Theobald Burke, the son of William, died.


Mailir Mac Jordan d'Exeter died.


Eogan O Matadain defeated the posterity of Richard Burke, killing sixty-six of them, gentle and simple.


The sons of Diarmait Gall [Mac Diarmata] and the son of Feidlim O Conchobair raided the Clann Goisdelb, and Maidiucc son of Baildrin [Mac Goisdelb] was killed in the pursuit after the prey.


Edmund son of William Burke made a great raid in Clann Chathail, wherein Conchobar O Flannacain and many others were plundered, and Maelsechlainn O Flannacain was killed in the pursuit. And they captured a brother of Mac in Miled, also in the pursuit.


Conchobar Mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg, and Aed son of Feidlim son of Aed son of Eogan O Conchobair, having with them O Conchobair's household troops and the Clann Donnchada and the new levies of Carbury under Cormac son of Ruaidri [son of Domnall O Conchobair], went raiding into Tireragh and reached Mullaghroe. The cows of the country were removed before their coming, but they carried off much dead-stock, many horses, a few steeds and much small stock, killed some people and returned safe home.


Diarmait O Flannacain, chieftain of the Clann Chathail, died.


Toirrdelbach O Conchobair, king of Connacht, collected all the trains of the Tuatha, Clann Chathail, Clann Conchobair and Moylurg at Airtech, after which he captured and destroyed the Great Castle of Mac Goisdelb. The mercenary garrison came out under the safeguard of Mac Diarmata.



Trinnoit O Naan, a high master in many arts, in Civil and Canon Law, rested in Christ.


Domnall son of Seoan son of Domnall O Conchobair died.


Niall son of Conchobair son of Tadc died from an arrowshot.