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

Year U1289


of Jan. on 5th feria, 20th of the moon, A.D. 1289-93.


Maghnus Ua Concobuir, king of Connacht for five years and a half, the man of the Gaidhil for making peace and war that caused most terror and triumph and was best in hospitality and benevolence in his own time, after being a quarter of a year in illness, died.


Cathal Ua Conchobuir was killed by Ruaidhri, son of Donnchadh the Swarthy.


Cathal Ua Conchobuir the Red (namely, son of Concubar the Red) took the kingship of Connacht after the capture of Aedh, son of Eogan Ua Conchobair. And the same Cathal was killed at the end of a quarter of a year by Ruaidhri, son of Donnchadh Ua Conchobuir


the Swarthy. And Aedh, son of Eogan, was liberated and the kingship of Connacht taken by him through the power of the Justiciary.


The castle of Sligech was built by John Fitz Thomas and he went across to the house of the king of the Saxons.


Aedh, son of Eogan Ua Conchobuir, took the kingship of Connacht and he was made king by the Justiciary and by the people of the king and the tenth day after his being made king, he was captured in treachery by Fitz Gerald. And fifty of his people were killed and great preys were made upon him.


Murchadh Ua Mail-Sechlainn, king of Meath, rested in Christ.


Ferghal Ua Raighaillaigh, king of Muinnter-Mailmordha, died.


The relics of SS. Patrick and Colum-cille and Brigit were revealed to Nicholas Mac Mail-Issu, namely to the successor of Patrick, to be in Sabhall of Patrick. And they were taken up by him and, after their being taken up, great deeds and marvels were done and they were placed honourably by him in an ornamental shrine.


Mor, daughter of Feidhlimidh Ua Conchobuir, rested in Christ.


Florence Ua Cerballain, bishop of Tir-Eogain (otherwise, bishop of Daire), rested in Christ.


Muircertach Ua Flannagain, chief of Clann-Cathail, rested in Christ.


Tuathal, son of Muircertach (Ua Conchubair), was killed by the Muinnter-Eaghra.


(Cathal Mac Diarmada, king of Magh-Lurg, was taken prisoner by Aedh, son of Eoghan Ua Conchubhair, in treachery. And he himself went by force, by dint of his own power, out of his fetters and a foray was made by him on the children of Cathal Ua Flannagan. And destruction of Connacht came of the evils that were done then, both


by capturing and killing.


Aedh, son of Eogan Ua Conchobuir, begins to reign.


The relics of Saints Patrick, Columba and Brigid were found this year.)