Gille Coluim ua Maílmuaíd, king of Fir Chell, and his wife i.e. the daughter of Ua Bric, were killed by the Geocach ua Aillein.
The defeat of Rass inflicted by Tairdelbach son of Ruaidrí, king of Connacht, and by the Síl Muiredaigh on the Conmaicne in Mag Aí, and many of the Conmaicne were slaughtered there including the son of Cú Caille ua Fergaíl and the son of Gilla na Naem ua Fergail and Duarcán son of Dubdara ua Eolais and many others.
Kalends on Sunday.
Aed son of Domnall ua Ruairc, i.e. 'the bald-nosed lad', inflicted a forced billetting on Cluain moccu Nóis.
The snow of the birds. There was great frost so that herds could go dry-shod over the Lakes of Ireland.
Cathal ua Mugróin, chief of Clann Cathail, dies.
Cluain moccu Nóis was plundered by the Dál Cais at the instigation of Muirchertach ua Briain.
A great synod in Fiad mac nAengusa i.e. the royal assembly of the men of Ireland both laity and clergy i.e. under Muirchertach ua Briain with the nobles of Mumu and Mael Muire ua Dúnán, chief bishop of Ireland, and Cellach son of Aed, successor of Pátraic. This then is the number of ecclesiastics in that assembly i.e. one hundred and fifty bishops, three hundred and seventeen priests and eight score deacons, and innumerable other clerics. Many rules were decided on in that synod.
The great synod of Uisnech in the same year and in that synod the diocese of the men of Mide was divided between the bishop of Cluain moccu Nóis and the bishop of Cluain Iraird i.e. from Clochán an Imrim westwards to the bishop of Cluain moccu
p.269Nóis and from the same Clochán eastwards to the bishop of Cluain Iraird, by Murchad ua Mael Sechnaill and Eochaidh ua Cellaigh and the community of Ciarán under Gilla Críst ua Maíleoin i.e. the abbot of Cluain.
A raid by Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir and he plundered Termonn Dabeoc. Another raid by him and he plundered to Benn Eclapra and to Sliab Rusen to Loch Érne.
Gilla Muire ua Fogurtaigh, successor of Brénainn of Cluain Ferta, died of a fall after offending Ciarán by burning the cattle-house.
The church of Ciarán was roofed both with shingles and a ridge.
The capture of Murchad ua Mael Sechnaill by Muirchertach ua Briain.
A great cattle-murrain.
Ua Longán, superior of Ard Pátraic, was burned by a lightning-bolt on Cruach Pátraic.
Muirchertach ua Briain and Lochlainn's grandson exchanged hostages.
A salmon that was taken at Luimnech in this year, was twelve feet long, twelve fists wide unsplit, and the length of its pectoral fin was thrice the width of your fist and two fingers.
A great sickness seized Muirchertach ua Briain and the men of Ireland turned against him. Diarmait ua Briain then took the kingship of Mumu.
Tairdelbach took the kingship of Connacht and expelled his brother to Mumu and the Conmaicne from Mag Aí.
A great army was brought by all Leth Cuinn into Mumu: Donnchad grandson of Lochlann and his son and Cenél Conaill and Cenél Eogain and Airgialla; ua Mathgamna with the Ulaid and ua Mael Sechnaill with the men of Mide and Aed ua Ruairc with the men of Bréifne and Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir with the Connachta. There was a cavalry encounter at the Belata between the Connachta and the Munstermen in which many were killed including Cathal ua Duibcinn. Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir gave an armistice for the space of a year to the men of Mumu despite the wishes of Leth Cuinn.
A raid by Murchad ua Mael Sechnaill to the mountains of Laigin.
A raid by Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir into the west of Mide and he plundered it completely.
Donnchad ua Eochadha, king of Ulaid, was blinded by ua Mathgamna, and the kingship passed to ua Mathgamma.