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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1186


Kalends of Jan. on 4th feria, 7th of the moon, A.D. 1186.


Great disturbance in the North of Ireland in this year.


Deposition of Domnall, son of Aedh Ua Lochlainn and crowning of Ruaidhri Ua [F]laithbertach by a party of the Cenel-Eogain of Telach-oc.


Gilla-Fatraic, grandson


son of ‘the stooping gillie,’ chief of Ui-Brana[i]n, was killed by Domnall Ua Lochlainn, by direction of the Muinnter-Brana[i]n themselves.


Ugo De Lacy was killed by O'Miadhaigh of Tebtha (that is, the destroyer and the dissolver of the sanctuaries and churches of Ireland—he was killed in reparation to Colum-cille, whilst building a castle namely, in Dermagh). Hugo De Lacy, destroyer [and] dissolver of the church and sanctuaries of Ireland, was killed by Ua Miadhaigh of Breghmuna, by [direction] of the ‘Fox’ Ua Catharnaigh, in reparation to Colum-cille, whilst building a castle in his church, namely, in Durmagh, in the 640th year since the church of Dairmagh was founded.


Expulsion of Ruaidhri Ua Conchobair by Conchobur Maenmaige, his own son and destruction of Connacht [ensued] between them.


Conn Ua Breislen, candle of hospitality and championship of the North of Ireland, was killed by a party of the Cenel-Eogain and Inis-Eogain was all ravaged through that, although they had no guilt[y part] therein.


(Conchubhar Ua Flaithbertaigh was killed by Ruaidhri Ua Flaithbertaigh, by his own brother, in Ara.


Ruaidhri Ua Conchubair was expelled by his own son, namely, by Conchobhar Maenmhuidhe.


Derbhorgall, daughter of


Murchadh Ua Mael-Sechlainn, went to Drochait-atha on her pilgrimage.


The Order of Car[thusians] is confirmed.)