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Annal 1350


1350 First of January on Friday and the fifteenth day of the moon, MCCCL. It was the second year of the Cycle of Nineteen and the third year of the Cycle of Indiction; twenty-sixth of the Solar Cycle. Common year. C.


Fergal son of Ualgarg O Ruairc was killed by the son of Cathal Clerech Mac Donnchada.


Brian Mac Diarmata, eligible for the kingship of Moylurg, was unhappily killed at Roscommon by the men of Bishop O Finnachta, by an arrow-shot; and the man who was blamed for the shot, Ruaidri of the Chamber O Donnchada, was killed and mutilated for the deed.


Brian son of Domnall son of Brian Ruad O Briain was treacherously killed by the sons of Lorcan Mac Ceothach. In the words of the poet: ‘Alas for the only son of Domnall of the Dail! Alas for the heir of Brian Borama! Alas that he died, as none expected! Alas that Clann Ceoch should exult at his fall!’


Toirrdelbach Oc O Briain killed sixteen of the Clann Ceoch and took their cattle and land from them.


Aed son of Aed Brefnech O Conchobair, who was known as O Conchobair Brefnech, was killed by Aed O Ruairc at Mag Engaite this year.


Ruaidri son of Cathal son of Domnall O Conchobair was treacherously killed by the sons of Fergal Mac Donnchada at the bidding of Aed son of Toirrdelbach.


Muirgius Mac Donnchada died this year.


Aed son of Toirrdelbach was deposed by Macwilliam Burke and the Tuatha of Connacht, and they made Aed son of Feidlim king in his stead.


Aengus O hEodhusa died.


Aengus Ruad O Dalaig; master-poet of Ireland, rested.


Cu Choigcriche Mor Mag Eochacain, chieftain of Kenaliagh, rested.