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

Year U1284


of Jan. on 5th feria, 24th of the moon, A.D. 1284-8.


Michael Mac-in-tshair, bishop of Clochar, died.


Maghnus Ua Concobuir (namely, son of Concubhar the Red), along with what he got to join him of the Connachtmen and of the Ui-Briuin and of Conmaicni, came to take the kingship of Connacht to himself. And Cathal the Red, his brother, was deposed. And they came to Ath-Slisen, where Cathal was with his force and they fought side for side and Cathal was taken by him and defeat inflicted on his people. And very large part of Connacht was harried on that occasion. And the kingship of Connacht was taken by force by Maghnus.


Donnchadh the Swarthy, son of Maghnus, son of Muircertach Ua Concobuir, rested in Christ.


A house was seized on Maghnus Ua Conchobuir by Toirdhelbach, son of Eogan Ua Conchobuir, in Ros-mor and Maghnus was injured therein and Raghnall Mac Raghnaill, chief of Muinnter-Eolais, was killed by one shot of an arrow and Niall Ua Conchobuir the Tawny was injured and other persons were killed. And good horses were taken from them.


A host was led by Maghnus O'Conchobuir after his healing into Sil-Muiredhaigh, so that he obtained sway over them and obtained their hostages.


A host was led by the Earl (namely, the Red Earl) to Connacht, until he came to Ros-Comain and to Maghnus Ua Conchobuir, king of Connacht and against the people of the king and Fitz Gerald. And they challenged the Earl to go beyond that and he went not accordingly. He disperses his host and his force without obtaining sway.


Stephen, archbishop of Tuaim and Justiciary of Ireland,


rested in Christ.


Cathal, son of Tadhg, son of Cathal Mac Diarmata, took the kingship of Magh-Luirg.


William Mac Fheorais Bermingham was elected to the archbishopric of Tuaim.