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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U784


Kalends of January
. AD 783.


Rechtnia, abbot of Cluain Moccu Nóis, dies.


Mael Dúin son of Aengus, king of Cenél Laegaire, and Innrechtach son of Dúnchad, and Ciarán, abbot of Ráith Maige Aenaig and Tech Mo-Fhinnu, and Aedgal, king of Umall, and Cernach son of Suibne, steward of Ard Macha, and Coisenmech grandson of Predéne, king of Uí Echach Ulad, and Mael Caech, son of Cuscraid Menn, and Conall son of Crunnmael, abbot of Lusca, and Cú Gamna son of Naenennach, king of Cenél Cairpri—all died.


The burning of Áth Truim.


A battle won by Donnchad son of Aed Muinderg over the Cenél Bogaine.



Dúnchad son of Dub dá Tuath, king of Uí Maine, took the pilgrim's staff.


The learned bishop Flann, abbot of Inis Caín Dega, was killed by poison.


The battle of Carn Conaill in Aidne, in which Tipraite was victorious and the Uí Fhiachrach defeated.


A royal meeting between Donnchad son of Domnall and Fiachna son of Aed Rón at Inis na Ríg in eastern Brega.

    1. 1] What is the meaning
      2] Of the meeting at Inis na Ríg?
      3] Donnchad cannot go on the sea
      4] And Fiachna cannot come ashore.


The coming of the relics of Erc's son to the city of Tailtiu.