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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1118


Kalends of January third feria, fifth of the moon. AD 1118.


Laidcnén ua Duibdara, king of Fir Manach, was killed by the Uí Fhiachrach and Fir na Craíbhe.


Diarmait ua Briain, king of Mumu and Leth Mogha also, died in Corcach mór of Mumu after anointing and repentance.


The value of one hundred ounces of the mass-vestments of Cellach, successor of Patrick, was drowned in Daball, and he himself received a shock.


Paschal, successor of Peter, a religious servant, migrated to Christ in the love of God and his neighbour.


Maria, daughter of Mael Coluim, daughter of the king of Scotland and wife to the king of England, died.


An army was brought by Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir, king of Connacht, and Murchad ua Mael Sechlainn, king of Temair, along with him, and Aed ua Ruairc, into Mumu until they reached Glenn Maghair, and they gave Desmumu to Mac Carrthaigh and Tuadmumu to the sons of Diarmait; and took the hostages of both. Another army was brought by him to Áth Cliath and he brought away the son of the king of Temair who was in the possession of the foreigners, and the hostages of the foreigners themselves, and the hostages of the Laigin and Osraige.



A remarkable tale that the pilgrims tell, i.e. a great earthquake in the Alps that razed many cities and killed people in them. Another remarkable tale in Ireland, i.e. a mermaid was caught by the fishermen of Coradh Lisairglinn in Osraige, and another at Port Láirge.


The defeat of Cenn Daire was inflicted on the Uí Echach of Ulaid by Murchad ua Ruadacán, and slaughter was inflicted on them.


Ruaidrí ua Conchobuir, king of Connacht for a long time, died on pilgrimage in the twenty-sixth year after being blinded.