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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1127


Kalends of January seventh feria, fifteenth of the moon. AD 1127.


An army was led by Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir into Desmumu, and he plundered Corcach Mór of Mumu and brought away the hostages of all Mumu.


The Airthir stormed a house belonging to Flann son of Sínach in the Trian Saxan against Raghnall grandson of Riabach on the eve of Shrove Monday 14 Feb., and he was beheaded by them.


A battle took place between the Ulaid themselves, in which two kings of the Ulaid fell, i.e. Niall son of Done Sléibe, with a slaughter of the Ulaid around him, and Eochaid ua Mathgamna in a counter-attack.


Gilla Críst ua hÉicnigh, king of Fir Manach and over-king of Airgialla, died in Clochar Mac nDaimín after excellent repentance.


The men of Mumu and Laigin turned again on Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir and they forfeited the lives of their hostages, and his son was deposed by the Laigin and the foreigners; for he set another king over them, i.e. Domnall grandson of Faelán.


Cerball grandson of Faelán fell by the Uí Fhailgi in the middle of Cell Dara, with a slaughter of the Uí Fhaeláin around him, when contending for the successorship of Brigit.


Tailltiu, daughter of Murchad ua Mael Sechlainn, wife of Tairdelbach ua Conchobuir, died.


Mael Brigte ua Forannáin, superior of Ard Sratha, Mael Brigte ua Cinaetha, superior of Ard Trea, died in sound penitence.


Gilla Críst ua Maoileoin, successor of Ciarán of Cluain Moccu Nóis, happiness and prosperity of the superiors of the churches of Ireland, rested in Christ.