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

Year U1364


Kalends of Jan. on 6th feria, 27th of the moon, A.D. 1364-7.


The bishop, Ua Ferghail, namely, bishop of Ard-achaidh, eminent without defect in piety, or in charity, or in good hospitality, rested in Christ


The archdeacon of Oirgialla, namely Malachy Mag Uidhir, eminent without want of hospitality, rested in Christ.


Sitric, son of the herenagh, a prince of general fame and noble head of his own sept, died.


Cathal, son of Imar Mag Tigernain, general support for weak and strong, died.


A great migratory incursion was made by the Clann-Muircertaigh into Magh-Nissi, and an attack was made by them on the people of Magh-Luirg, namely, by Tadhg, son of Ruaidhri Ua Conchobuir and by the nobles of his people, together with their great muster that is, with Fergal Mag Tigernain, chief of Tellach Dunchada and by Diarmait Mag Raghnaill, chief of Muinter-Eoluis, along with a muster of Gaidhil and gallowglasses. The stronghold of Aedh Mac Diarmata was burned by them. Fergal Mac Diarmata, king of Magh-Luirg and Aedh Mac Diarmata rose out in that movement. An onset and attack of cavalry exclusively was given to each other at Ait-tighi-Mic-Coise and decisive defeat was inflicted on the people of Magh-Luirg and twelve persons were killed of the favourite nobles of Mac Diarmata and Aedh himself was injured there. And Mac Diarmata and Aedh Mac Diarmata took charge of the rear of their people spiritedly and powerfully from that out.


Cu-Connacht Ua Raighillaigh, king of Breifni,


died,—namely, the greatest tale respecting a sub-king that came in the end of time and shall come to doom. And may God show his own goodness to him.


Andrew Ua Taichligh, lord over half the territory of Muinter-Taichligh, died.


Feidhlimidh Ua Raighillaigh was killed by a fall that year.


Great defeat (the Defeat of the Strand of Eothail) was inflicted by Domnall, son of Muircertach and by Muinter-Ruairc and by Mac Donnchaidh and by Theobald de Burgh with their retained kerns on Tadhg, son of Maghnus. And they were overtaken on the Strand of Eothail and the gallowglasses of the son of Maghnus were slain there—seven score and ten—under Domnall, son of Somairle and under Domnall junior, his son and under the two sons of Mac Suibhne and under the son of the bishop Ua Dubhda and under William Mac Sithigi.


A raid was made by the Clann-Muircertaigh on the Muinter-Ruairc and the wife of Ua Ruairc Mor was killed on that expedition, namely, Derbail, daughter of Mailruanaigh Mor Mac Diarmata. And there came not since Una, daughter of the king of Lochlann, a woman of greater beneficence.


Another raid was made by the Clann-Muircertaigh on the Fir-Manach and Inis-mor was pillaged by them and Loch-Berraigh and the Senad were pillaged by them and an excessive amount of valuables was carried off with them by them and they came safe therefrom afterwards.