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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS885


Mael Pátraic i.e. of the Uí Maine, i.e. from Tech Ingine Lingaigh, abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.

Maelpadraic son of Mael Curarda, king of the Airgialla, was killed by his associates.

A solar eclipse, and stars were seen in the heavens.

Cormac, bishop of Dam Liac, rested after prolonged illness.

A child at Craeb Laisre spoke two months after its birth.

Muiredach son of Bran, king of Laigin, rested.

Annal CS886


Eiremón son of Aed, one of two kings of Ulaid, was killed by Eolóir son of Iargni.

Fiachna son of Ainfíth, king of Ulaid was killed by his own people.

Cell Dara was plundered by the heathens: fourteen score people were taken from it, including the vice-abbot i.e. Suibne son of Dub dá Boireann.

Annal CS887


Mael Muire, the learned poet of the Irish, rested.

A pilgrim came to Ireland with the 'Law of Sunday' and other good instructions, with the leaf given from heaven.

Mael Ruain, abbot of Dísert Diarmata and Cell Achaidh and Tech Telle, rested.

Cú cen Máthair, abbot of Imlech Ibair, rested.

Aedán son of Rechtada, abbot of Ros Cré, rested.

A slaughter of the foreigners of Luimnech at the hands of the Connachta.


Annal CS888


Mael Coba, abbot of Ard Macha, rested.

Donnchad son of Dub dá Bairenn, king of Caisel, rested.

The foreigners of Duiblinn inflicted a battle rout on Flann son of Mael Sechnaill and there fell there Aed son of Conchobor, king of Connacht, and Lergus son of Cruinnén bishop of Cell Dara, and Donnchad son of Mael Dúin, superior of Cell Delca, and many others.

Snédgus, scholar of Díseart Diarmata, tutor of Cormac son of Cuilennán, rested.

Cerball son of Dúnlang, king of Osraige, died suddenly.

Sigfrith son of Ímar, king of the Norsemen, was treacherously killed by his kinsman.

A change of tonsure among the celibates of Ireland.

Annal CS889


An expedition by Domnall son of Aed with the men of the North of Ireland and the foreigners against the southern Uí Néill.

The fair of Tailtiu was not held.

Dub Lachtnai son of Mael Gualu in the kingship of Caisel.

Tuathchar, bishop of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.