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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS920


A battle-rout inflicted by Donnchad son of Flann on the heathens and slaughter was inflicted on them so that it was impossible to count them, but there were more foreigners killed there than Irish killed in the preceding battle. Muirchertach, son of Tigernán fell in a counter-attack therein.

Cenannas was attacked by foreigners thereafter and the church broken.

Finncar, bishop of Damliac, rested.

Annal CS921


Domnall son of Flann grandson of Mael Sechnaill heir designate of Temair, i.e. king of Mide, was killed by his brother, i.e. by Donnchad, at Bruiden da Choca.

Ciarán, bishop of Tuilén, rested.

A great plague in Ireland.


Rumán son of Cathusach, bishop of Cluain Iraird rested.

Goffraid grandson of Ímar was captured in Áth Cliath.

Mael Sechnaill son of Mael Ruanaid, heir designate of Ireland died at an unripe age.

The plundering of Ard Macha by Goffraid from Áth Cliath.

Maenach, the céle Dé, came west over the sea to make a law for Ireland.

Annal CS922


Tadc son of Faelán, king of Laigin, dies.

Mael Póil son of Ailill, bishop and the best man of Leth Cuinn, and head of Int Eidhnén, rested.

Cormac, bishop of Cluain Ferta Brénainn, rested.

Uathmarán son of Dobailén, king of the Luigne of Connacht, died.

An army was led by Donnchadh, king of Temair, to Connacht, and a great number of his following was slain there in the wilderness of Áth Luain, including Cinaed son of Concobor, king of Uí Failge.

The plundering of Cluain moccu Nóis by the foreigners of Luimnech, and they came to Loch Ríbh and plundered all its islands.

The plundering of Eninis by the foreigners with Fotharta Tíre in which twelve hundred Irish were killed.

Mael son of Duí, king of Aidne, was killed by foreigners.

Finnduine grandson of Maelmuad, king of Fir Chell, dies.

Annal CS923


Mael Mórdha son of Conchobor, king of Uí Failge, was slain.

Ligach daughter of Flann son of Mael Sechnaill, wife of the king of Brega i.e. Maehmithig, died, as Gilla Mochuda said:

    1. The daughter of Flann and Maelmuire,
      Ligach was a good woman in her time
      Her sons were Congalach the gentle
      And Aed son of Mael Mithig the stuttering.

Dublitir, priest of Ard Macha, was killed by foreigners in Ceil Slébe.

Maeltuile son of Colmán, lector of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.

Dedemus grandson of Foirbten, vice-abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested, and Flann of Fobar was in office for one year et omnes exprobaverunt.


Annal CS924


Cellach son of Cerball son of Muiricén, heir designate of Laigin, was slain by Dúnchad son of Domnall.

Twelve hundred foreigners were drowned in Loch Rugraide.

Donnchad son of Domnall, vice-abbot of Cluain Iraird, heir designate of Temair, was slain by his own brother.

Spelán son of Congalach, king of Conaille, was killed by his own people.

The foreigners were on Loch Ríbh i.e. Colla son of Baired, king of Luimnech, by whom Echthigern son of Flannchad king of Bregmaine was killed.

The birth of Brian son of Cendétigh.