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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1011


Kalends of January second feria, twenty-third of the moon. AD 1010 alias 1011.


Dúnadach of the oratory of Colum Cille in Ard Macha, Flaithbertach ua Ceithineáin, successor of Tigernach—an elder and a learned bishop who was wounded by the men of Bréifne and afterwards died in his own monastery—and Muiredach son of Críchán, successor of Colum Cille and lector of Ard Macha—on the night of Saturday


the fifth of the Kalends of January 28 Dec., in the 84th year of his age,— fell asleep in Christ.


Flaithbertach ua Néill i.e. king of Ailech, accompanied by the warriors of the North, and Murchad son of Brian with the men of Mumu and of Laigin and the southern Uí Néill, invaded Cenél Conaill and took 300 captives and many cows.


(Brian and Mael Sechnaill were again in their naval camp at Enach Duib. Énna, by the Cenél Eógain of Inis Eógain.)


Mael Ruanaid ua Domnaill, king of Cenél Lugdach, was killed by the Fir Maige Itha, [and] Aengus ua Lapáin i.e. king of Cenél Énna, by the Cenél Eógain of Inis [Eógain].


Aed son of Mathgamain, heir designate of Caisel dies.


Flaithbertach ua Néill led an army to Dún Echdach, burned the fort and demolished its town, and took a pledge from Niall son of Dub Tuinne.


(Brian led an army to Mag Corainn and brought back the king of Cenél Conaill i.e. Mael Ruanaid ua Maíl Doraid in submission to Cenn Corad.


Dálach of Dísert Tóla, successor of Feichíne and Tóla, died at a ripe old age.)