1425 First of January. MCCCC[XX]V.
Toirrdelbach Ruad O Conchobair, king of Connacht, the Cu Chulainn of his times, died and was buried at Roscommon; and it was not expected that he would thus die in his bed.
Cathal son of Ruaidri O Conchobair succeeded him.
Ruaidri Oc son of Ruaidri O Cellaig made an attack on some of O Conchobair's followers. The sons of Eogan O Conchobair and the sons of Mac an Abad O Conchobair caught
p.471them up at Aba na hEidnige where they engaged each other sharply, and Ruaidri Oc O Cellaig, eligible prince of the Ui Maine, was killed by Toirrdelbach Mac an Apad and Brian son of Eogan son of Ruaidri O Conchobair was killed by the followers of Ruaidri Oc.
Brian son of Eogan O Cellaig, an eminent prince, died of a sudden sickness.
Brian Ballach O Neill, choicest of all the Galls and Gaels of Ireland, the hand which gave food and clothes to the poor and naked and mendicant of Ireland, was treacherously killed at Carrickfergus.