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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1044


Kalends of January first feria, twenty-seventh of the moon. AD 1044.


Cumuscach ua hAililléin, king of Uí Echach, was killed by the Uí Characéin.


Niall ua Céilecáin, king of Uí Bresail, and his kinsman Tréinfher, were treacherously blinded by the sons of Matudán.


Domnall ua Cuirc, king of Múscraige, was killed by Óc Flaithéin and Óc hOiséni.


Niall son of Mael Sechnaill, king of Ailech, made a raid on Uí Méith and Cuailnge and took away two hundred cows and a large number of captives in revenge for the profanation of the Bell of the Testament. Muirchertach ua Néill moreover made another raid on the Mugdorna and took away a cow-tribute and captives in revenge for the profanation of the same bell.


The Cleric ua Conchobuir was killed.