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Annal 1339


1339 First of January on Friday and the twelfth day of the moon, A.D. MCCCXXXIX. Tenth year of the Lunar Cycle; seventh year of the Indiction; fifteenth year of the Solar Cycle.


Ruaidri O Cellaig, king of the Ui Maine, was killed this year by Cathal son of Aed son of Eogan O Conchobair as he was going from O Conchobair's house to his own.


Tomas Mag Samradain, who had been held in captivity by the Clan Murtagh, was let out.


The cattle and winter grass of Ireland suffered much from frost and snow, which lasted from the end of the first fortnight in Winter into the Spring.


Aed Remor O Neill led a great army into Tir Conaill, and on this expedition the son of Seoan O Neill and Gofraid O Domnaill were killed by the people of O Dochurtaig.


Edmund son of William Burke and his fleet were driven out of Ulster.


The wife of the Earl's son, that is Toirrdelbach O Briain's daughter, was married to Toirrdelbach O Conchobair, king of Connacht, this year and he put away Derbail daughter of O Domnaill.


Great war all over Meath between Galls and Gaels. The corncrops of Ireland were destroyed and there was famine in the land.


The church at Kilronan was built this year by Fergal Muimnech O Duibgennain.