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

Year U1370


Kalends of Jan. on 2nd feria, 26th of the moon, A.D. 1370-5.


Mathgamain, son of Maghnus Ua Conchobuir, a spirited son of a king, rested in Christ.


The castle of Ros-Comain was taken by Ruaidhri Ua Concobuir, namely by the king of Connacht. And the castle of Baile-in-tobair and many donatives that are not reckoned here were given to Toirdelbach the Red in lieu.


Geoffrey, son of Gilla-na-naem Ua Ferghail, well worthy to be chief of the hAnghaile, rested in Christ.


Mac Cartain, sub-king of Cenel-Foghartaigh, was killed in treachery by his own kinsman, namely, by the son of Gilla-Termainn Mac Cartain.


A great hosting by Niall Ua Neill to Dun-da-lethglas and great defeat was inflicted on the Foreigners by him, wherein fell Sir James of Baile-atha-thid, Deputy of the king of the Saxons. And the de Burgh of Caimlinn and many others were slain therein.



Cu-Uladh Mag Mathgamna, royal heir of Oirgialla, died from the bursting of a vein.


A.D. 1375. Art Mag Uidhir, a son of a king full of generosity and of prowess, rested in Christ.


Donnchadh Caemanach Mac Murchadha, arch-king of Leinster—and there came not from Brian Boruma downwards a man that destroyed more of the Foreigners than he—was killed by the Foreigners in treachery.


Donnchadh, son of Tadhg, son of Concobur of the Cup, was slain by the Muinter-Birn.


The sons of Mag Tigernain, namely, Cairbri and Eogan, went on an expedition to attack the Foreigners. And a traitor sold them to the Foreigners, and the Foreigners assembled around them and five and twenty were slain there.


Mac Feorais, lord of the town of Ath-na-righ, died.


Mac William de Burgh, namely, Edmond the Scotsman, head of courage and prowess of the Foreigners and emperor of benevolence, died of the glandular disease in his own house, after gaining victory from the demon. And his son took his place after him.


Mail-Shechlainn Ua Domnallain, the greatest ollam of the Half of Conn, died after gaining victory from world and from demon.


John Mag Uidhir, abbot of Cluain-Eois, died on the 17th of the Kalends of July June 15.


(Maurice Ua hEoghain died on the 8th of the Ides 6th of June.


Or it may be on this kalend year it were right for the death of bishop Odo Ua Neill to be.)