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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U642


Kalends of January third feria, twenty-ninth of the moon. AD 641.


Death of Domnall son of Aed, king of Ireland, at the end of January. Afterwards Domnall Brec was slain at the end of the year, in December, in the battle of Srath Caruin, by Hoan, king of the Britons. He reigned 15 years.

    Cuimméne recited
    1. 1] His good is the good beyond,
      2] It is not the good here;
      3] Now Domnall concedes
      the king of Ros.
    2. 1] The sage who will come from the south,
      2] It is he who may tell you your weal;
      3] He will bring a cumman to his house
      4] For the son of Aed son of Ainmire.

      —Colum Cille recited


The killing of Ailill son of Colmán, king of Cenél Loegaire.


Constantine son of Heraclius reigned 6 months.


The battle of Oswy against the Britons.