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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U926


Kalends of January
. AD 925 alias 926.


The sacking of Dún Sobairche by the foreigners of Loch Cuan, in which many men were killed or captured.


Muirchertach son of Niall inflicted a rout on the foreigners at Snám Aignech, in which two hundred were beheaded.


Colmán, superior of Cluain Iraird and Cluain Moccu Nóis, and a scribe and bishop, rested in Christ.


Fergus son of Duiligén, king of Lurg, was killed by the men of Breifne.



The fleet of Loch Cuan, i.e. under Alpthann son of Gothfrith, landed at Linn Duachaill on the day before the Nones 4th of September.


Muirchertach son of Niall inflicted a rout at the bridge of Cluain na Cruimther on the fifth feria, the fifth of the Kalends of January 28 Dec., in which fell Alpthann son of Gothfrith, with a great destruction of his army. Half of them were besieged for a week at Áth Cruithne, until Gothfrith, king of the foreigners, came from Áth Cliath to relieve them.