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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS1115


Very severe driving snow and frost so that the great droves could go dry-shod over the main lakes of Ireland and it killed many cattle and birds and people.

Diarmait ua Briain king of Mumu was captured by Muirchertach ua Briain and the foreigners of Luimnech, and kingship was restored to Muirchertach.

Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir was badly injured by his own people and was in danger of death, and finally recovered.

Arlaith daughter of ua Mael Sechnaill, wife of Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir, dies.

A fleet was brought by Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir onto the Sinna and he plundered Domnall son of Cú Slébe ua Fergail and Murchad ua Mael Sechnaill came into his house and Buinne and Beithe were fortified by him, and he offered three treasures to Ciarán in Cluain i.e. a glided horn and a glided silver goblet and a bronze vessel with gold and silver.

The battle of Áth Cliath won over the Laigin by Domnall son of Muirchertach ua Briain.

Mide was divided between the two sons of Domnall ua Mael Sechnaill, Mael Sechnaill and Murchadh. Mael Sechnaill promptly fell at Murchad's hands.

Cluain moccu Nóis was plundered by the Munstermen and some of them were killed by the m(en of) T(ethba).

A sword found at Emain in the ground was a man's foot from the centre-groove to its edge on either side, and its width was two feet not counting the groove.

Annal CS1116


The destruction of Bóruma and the burning of Cenn Coradh and the plundering of Tuadmumu by Tairdelbach son of Ruaidrí ua Conchobuir.

Great famine in the spring so that a man would sell his son and his daughter for food and men would even eat one another, and dogs. All Laigin was almost emptied, and scattered throughout Ireland on account of the famine.


Annal CS1117

Kalends on Monday.

Diarmait son of Énna son of Murchad, king of the foreigners and Laigin, rested in Áth Cliath.

A marauding army was brought by the Connachta into Mumu and they reached Sliab Crot and Claire and Sliab Cua. The army of Tuadmumu followed the Connachta into Mumu, and a battle is fought between them. The men of Mumu were defeated and slaughter inflicted on them, including ua Cendétigh and many others.

The wandering of Murchad ua Mael Sechnaill.

Mael Muire ua Dúnáin, chief bishop of Ireland, head of the wisdom and piety of the western world, rested in Christ in Cluain Iraird.

The hostages of Murchad ua Maíl Sechnaill were taken by Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir.

Annal CS1118


Diarmait ua Briaín, king of Leth Mogha, dies.

An army was led by Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir and by Murchad ua Mael Sechnaill into Mumu and they reached Glenn Maghair and brought away the hostages of Mumu.

Another army was led by the same people and brought away the hostages of Laigin and brought Domnall son of Murchad ua Mael Sechnaill by force from Áth Cliath.

Ruaidrí ua Conchobuir, overking of Connacht, ended his life happily as a cleric in Cluain moccu Nóis.

Domnall son of Ruaidrí, king of Síl Muiredaigh, dies and was buried in Tuaim Gréine.

Annal CS1119


Muirchertach ua Briain, king of most of Ireland, for the ended his life happily as a cleric.

Aed ua Conchennainn, king of Uí Diarmada, dies.

Ua Baígilláin, royal poet of Ireland, was killed by the Tuath Rátha, by Spaillech Ó Flannagáin.