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Fragmentary Annals of Ireland (Author: [unknown])

Annal FA 281

FA 281

A massacre of Rodolb's followers by Cerball son of Dúnlang at Sliab Mairge, and they were all killed except for a few of them who escaped in the woods. They had plundered Lethglenn, and they had its hostages after killing a great number of the community of Lethglenn.

Annal FA 282

FA 282

857 Kl. Matudán son of Muiredach, king of Ulaid, died in orders.

Annal FA 283

FA 283

857 Móengal, abbot of Fobar, died.

Annal FA 284

FA 284

857 Three men were burned by lighting at Tailtiu.


Annal FA 285

FA 285

858 Kl. Cináed son of Alpín, king of the Picts, died. It was of him that the quatrain was said:

    1. Because Cináed with many troops lives no longer
      there is weeping in every house;
      there is no king of his worth under heaven
      as far as the borders of Rome.

Annal FA 286

FA 286

858 Cumsud, bishop and abbot of Cluain Iraird, rested.

Annal FA 287

FA 287

858 Tipraite Bán, abbot of Tír dá Glas, rested.

Annal FA 288

FA 288

858 Máel Tuili, abbot of Imlech, died.

Annal FA 289

FA 289

858 Adulph, king of the Saxons, died.

Annal FA 290

FA 290

858 Cellach son of Guaire, king of Laigin Desgabair, died.

Annal FA 291

FA 291

858 Cernach son of Cináed, king of Uí Bairrche Tíre, died.

Annal FA 292

FA 292

862 Áed son of Niall and his son-in-law Amlaib (Áed's daughter was Amlaib's wife) went with great armies of Irish and Norwegians to the plain of Mide, and they plundered it and killed many freemen.

Annal FA 293

FA 293

862 Máel Sechlainn son of Máel Ruanaid, king of Ireland, died the day before the Kalends of December, whereof a certain man sang:

    1. There is much sorrow everywhere;
      there is a great misfortune among the Irish.
      Red wine has been spilled down the valley;
      the only King of Ireland has been slain.

Annal FA 294

FA 294

862 Áed son of Niall, mortal enemy of Máel Sechlainn, took the kingship of Ireland after Máel Sechlainn. Áed's nature was pious and noble. He held the kingship peacefully and firmly for seventeen years, although he often encountered difficulty.


Annal FA 295

FA 295

859 Ailill Banbain, abbot of Birra, died.

Annal FA 296

FA 296

860 Óengus, learned man of Cluain Ferta MoLua, died.

Annal FA 297

FA 297

862 Máelodor úa Tindrid, wise scholar of Ireland, died.

Annal FA 298

FA 298

862 Muirgius, anchorite of Ard Macha, rested.

Annal FA 299

FA 299

862 Dálach, abbot of Cluain Moccu Nóis, rested.

Annal FA 300

FA 300

861 Gormlaith, daughter of Donnchad, queen of Temair, died in penitence.