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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1125


Kalends of January fifth feria, twenty-third of the moon. AD 1125.


The fifth of the Ides 9th of January fell on Friday and the first of the moon, and it is then that its protecting ridge was raised on the great stone church of Ard Macha, having been completely covered with shingles by Cellach, successor of Patrick, in the hundred and thirtieth year since it had a complete shingle roof.



Gilla Braite ua Ruairc was drowned in Loch Aillinne.


An army was led by Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir into Mide, and he expelled Murchad ua Mael Sechlainn from his kingship, and set three kings over the men of Mide. Domnall son of Murchad, however, killed one of the three kings within nine days, i.e. Mael Sechlainn son of Donnchad.


Muirchertach ua Cerbaill, king of south Fernmagh, went on a raid on the men of Brega, and Diarmaid ua Mael Sechlainn with the men of Mide and the men of Brega overtook him, and Muirchertach was killed there, and slaughter inflicted on his raiding party around him.