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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U964


Kalends of January
. AD 963 alias 964.


The above year was the last of the complete Paschal Cycle from the arrival of Patrick in Ireland.


Mael Ruanaid son of Flann son of Éicnechán, and his son, were killed by the sept of Fiangus.


Dub Scúile son of Cinaed, successor of Colum Cille, rested.


Furudrán son of Béc, king of Derlas, was treacherously and wickedly killed by the Cenél Eógain.


Muirchertach son of Congalach son of Mael Mithig, heir designate of Temair, was killed by Domnall son of Congalach.


Cell Dara was plundered by the foreigners, but was compassionated with a wonderful kindness through Niall ua Eruilb, almost all the clerics being ransomed for the honour of God: with his own silver Niall ransomed of them as many as would fill Brigit's great house and the oratory.