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Annala Uladh: Annals of Ulster otherwise Annala Senait, Annals of Senat (Author: [unknown])

Year U1258


Kalends of Jan. (on 3rd feria, 23rd of the moon), A.D. 1258.


Geoffrey Ua Domnaill, king of Tir-Conaill, rested in Christ.


Jordan Gaileang de Exeter was killed by Mac Somhairlidh on an island of the sea in the West of Connacht and many other good people were killed along with him.


A great host was led by Aedh, son of Feidhlimidh Ua Conchobhair and by Tadhg Ua Briain, to meet Brian Ua Neill, to Narrow-Water (namely, at the Flagstone of Ua Maeldoraigh). And all those nobles gave the arch-headship to Brian Ua Neill: that is, the hostages of the son of Feidhlimidh were given to him Brian and the hostages of Muinnter-Raighillaigh were given to Aedh Ua Conchobuir and the hostages of all Ui-Briuin from Cenannus to Druim-cliabh.


Domnall Ua Domnaill was made king that time and all Cenel-Conaill gave pledges and lordship to him.


Mac Craith Mag Tigernain, chief of Tellach Dunchadha, was killed by Domnall Mac Tigernain.


Amlaim, son of Art, king of Breifni, rested in Christ.


The monk, Ua Cuirnin, rested in Christ.



(Tomaliach Ua Conchubhair was elected to the arch-bishopric of Tuaim.


Abraham, archbishop of Ard-Macha, obtains the Pallium from the Roman Curia and celebrated Mass therewith on the 4th of the Nones 2nd of June, at Ard-Macha.)