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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1088


Kalends of January seventh feria, fourth of the moon. AD 1088.


Cathalán ua Forréidh, eminent in wisdom and in piety, rested in peace on the third of the Nones 5th of March in Imlech Ibair, the Sunday before Shrove

    1. Cathalán of the just piety,
      He was a sage of the community, he was an elder;
      To Heaven of the bright mansions
      He went on the feast of Ciarán of Saigir.


An army was led by Domnall grandson of Lochlainn, king of Ailech, into Connacht, and Ruaidrí gave the hostages of Connacht to him, and they went together into Mumu and burned Luimnech and the plain as far as Dún Ached, and they brought away the head of the son of Cailech, and they razed Cenn Coradh and so on.


Tigernach ua Broein, superior of Cluain Moccu Nóis, rested in Christ.


A great slaughter was inflicted on the foreigners of Áth Cliath and Loch Carman and Port Láirge by the Uí Echach of Mumu on the day they intended to plunder Corcach.


Ísu ua Mael Ghiric, chief poet of Ireland, died.


(In this year was born Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir, king of Ireland.)