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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1050


Kalends of January second feria, fourth of the moon.


The 1050th year since the Incarnation of the Lord. Mael Ruanaid son of Cú Choirne, king of Éile, and Donnchad son of Gilla Faeláin, king of Uí Fhailgi, were killed.


Cell Dara was burned with its stone church.


Maelán, lector of Cenannas, and the most learned of all the Irish, Dubthach son of Mílid, successor of Cainnech, Ua Scula, superior of Inis Cathaig, Mael Dúin ua hÉicertaig, superior of Lothra, and Cléirchén ua Muineóc, a paragon of Irish piety, rested in peace.


Diarmait ua Céile, superior of Telach Fortchirn, and Mael Sechnaill son of Cenn Faelad, died.


A skirmish between the Fir Maige Itha and the Airgialla, in which Eochaid ua hOiséni fell.



Dub dá Leithe made a visitation of Cenél Eógain and brought away three hundred cows.


(Cluain Moccu Nóis was thrice plundered in one period of three months, once by the Síl Anmchada and twice by the Calraige with the Sinnaig.)