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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS965


Aed son of Mael Mithig dies on pilgrimage i.e. at Cend Ri Monaidh.

An army was led by Domnall son of Muirchertach, king of Temair, and he brought away the hostages of ua Ruairc, i.e. Fergal, king of Connacht.

A change of abbots in Ard Macha, i.e. Dub dá Lethe in place of Muiredach.

Annal CS966


Muiredach son of Fergus, successor of Pátraic, seven years superior, rested.

A defeat was inflicted on ua Ruairc in Boirenn of Corcu Mruad by Comaltán grandson of Cléirech and by Mael Sechnaill son of Argda, in which 4000 fell, including Taichlech ua Gadra, i.e. king of Luigne.

Catasach son of Murchadán, bishop of Ard Macha, rested.

Fingin, bishop of the community of Ia, rested.

Donnchad son of Tuathal, heir designate of Laigin, dies.

Cellach son of Faelán, king of Laigin, dies.

Cormac ua Cillín, of the Uí Fhiachrach of Aidne, successor of Ciarán and Comán and comarba of Tuaim Gréne—and by him was built the great church of Tuaim Gréne, and its bell-tower—a sage and an old man and a bishop, rested in Christ.

Fergal ua Ruairc, the Nebuchadnezzar of the Irish, i.e. the king of Connacht, after committing countless evil deeds, fell by Domnall son of Congalach, king of Cnogba.

Annal CS967


A battle between Cenél Eógain and the Cenél Conaill in which many fell including Mael Ísa ua Canannán, and Muirchertach son of Conchobor and the son of the king of Connacht.

Cerball son of Lorcán, heir designate of Laigin, was killed by Domnall son of Congalach, king of Brega.

Annal CS968


An army was led by Domnall grandson of Niall to the Laigin and he plundered from the Berba east to the sea, and brought away a great cattle tribute, and attacked the foreigners of Áth Cliath and the Laigin for a period of two months.


Annal CS969


Eogan son of Cléirech, bishop of Connacht, rested.

Mael Finnian son of Uchtán, bishop of Cenannas and successor of Ultán, rested.

Beollán son of Ciarmac, king of Loch Gabor, dies.

Carrach calma i.e. Donnchad grandson of Mael Sechnaill, heir designate of Mide, was killed in treachery by Art son of Carthach.