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Annal 1482


1482 First of januaty, A.D. MCCCCLXXXII.


Cairbre O Conchobair, eligible prince of Connacht and a brave fighter, died.


Urard O Mailchonaire, ollav of Sil Murray in learning and poetry, the chief chronicler of the western world, specially learned in the phases of the moon, translator of a part of the Scriptures from Latin into Irish, died at an advanced age. Sigraid O Mailchonaire succeeded him.


Murchad son of Tadc son of Cathal Oc Mag Ragnaill was killed by the posterity of Art O Ruairc.


Diarmait son of Lochlainn Oc O hAinlige, a full worthy prospective chieftain of Cenel Dobtha, was with his brothers treacherously slain by the descendants of Gilla na Naem O hAinlige.


The chieftain of Cenel Dobtha, a man courageous in attack, died after living to a great age and his brother Tadc succeeded him.


Aed son of Imar son of Tomaltach was killed by his own people.


Ruaidri Mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg, and Tadg Mag


Ragnaill, chieftain of Muinter Eolais, made a retaliatory expedition into Cenel Dobtha to avenge the children of Lochlainn, who had been guaranteed by them both. They burnt O hAinlige's house and killed Donnchad son of Siacus Carrach and the son of Conchobar son of Cormac, but the inhabitants defeated them and drove them in flight as far as Ballinafad. Feidlim Finn came against the rout and checked it.


Brian Oc son of Brian son of Cathal Dub [O Conchobair] died.


Art O Conchobair Failgi won the battle of Belanaganny.


Conn son of Aed Buide O Neill, shield of the North of Ireland, a champion for courage, a battle-tower for prowess, one of whom I never heard that he was defeated in any pass of danger up to the pass of death—this eligible prince of Ulster died.


Muirchertach Mac Flannchaid, prospective ollav of Thomond, died. I am John Reagh.