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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1160


Kalends of Jan. on 6th feria, 20th of the moon, A.D. 1160.


Donnchadh Ua Mael-Sechlainn, king of Meath, was killed by the sons of Ua Findallain [lord of Delbna-mor] in treachery.


Ua Canannain, king of Cenel-Conaill, was killed by the Cenel-Conaill themselves,—namely, a house was burned by Ua Baighill upon him.


Flaithbertach Ua Cathusaigh, king of Saitni, died.


Finn Ua Gormain, bishop of Cell-dara, abbot of the monks of Ibhar-Cinntrachta for a [long] time, passed to Christ.


Brodur, son of Torcall, king of Ath-cliath, was killed by the South of Bregha.


The defeat of Magh-Lugbad [was inflicted] by the Cenel-Eogain of Telach-oc upon Ua Gailmredhaigh and upon Domnall Ua Cricain and upon the Ui-Fiacrach, so that a large party of them were killed. And it is on that occasion Muircertach Ua Neill fell innocently [i.e., undesignedly] by Lochlann Ua Lachlainn, [but] so that in revenge of him Lochlann fell afterwards by the son of Ua Neill.


A hosting by Muircertach Ua Lachlainn along with the Cenel-Eogain and the Airgialla, until they came to Magh-dula, to expel Ua


Gairmleghaidh [from Cenel-Moain]. But Ua Gairmleghaidh fell in treachery by Domnall Ua Maelruanaigh, by direction of Ua Lochlainn, after the dishonouring of the clergy of Ireland and of his oaths by him. And his [lit., the] head was carried to Ard-Macha, in reparation too [SS.] Patrick and Colum-cille.