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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS890


The sky appeared to be on fire on the night of the Kalends of January.

Mael Odar, bishop of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.

Annal CS891


Flann son of Mael Dúin, abbot of la, rested.

Cormac, superior of Fobar and tanist-abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis rested.

Suibne son of Mael Umai, anchorite of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.

Cell Dara and Cluain Iraird were plundered by the heathens.

Mael Fabaill son of Cléirech, king of Aidne, rested.

The fair of Tailtiu was held by Flann son of Mael Sechnaill.

A slaughter of the foreigners by the Uí Amalgaid, and Elair son of Barid fell there.


Annal CS892


Mael Brigte na gamnaidhe, from Gabar i.e. Cell Ula, of the men of Umall, abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.

A great windstorm in the month of March, and it blew down trees and carried away the oratories from their foundations.

Tigernán son of Sellachán, king of Bréifne, dies.

Annal CS893


Mochta fosterling of Féthgna, bishop of Ard Macha, rested.

A disturbance in Ard Macha at Whitsun 27 May between the Cenél Eógain and the Ulaid, in which many fell, i.e. between Aitid son of Laigne and Flaithbertach son of Murchad, until Mael Brigte separated them. Mael Brigte thereafter received his own award and compensation for the insult to Pátraic's honour from the provinces of Ireland, as well as taking their hostages, thirty-seven cumals, and four of the Ulaid hanged, not counting churches and monastic tenants.

Riacán son of Echtigern, king of Uí Cheinnselaigh, dies.

Béc son of Eremóin, king of Ulaid, was slain by Aitéid,

Annal CS894


Lachtnán son of Mael Ciaráin, king of Tethba, dies.

Niall son of Loegaire, king of the Déisi, dies.

Faelán son of Guaire, king of Uí Cheinnselaigh, dies.