The Age of Christ, 601.
The first year of Aedh Uairidhnach, son of Domhnall Ilchealgach, son of Muircheartach, son of Muireadhach, son of Eoghan, in the sovereignty of Ireland.
St. Laisren son of Feradhach, abbot of Ia Coluim Cille, died on the 16th of September.
The battle of Slaibhre was gained by the Ui Neill over Bran Dubh, son Eochaidh, King of Leinster; and Bran Dubh, i.e. son of Eochaidh, was killed by the Airchinneach of Senboithe Sine, and his own tribe, as is said:
- Saran Soebhdhearc, a guide indeed;
Airchinneach of Seanboith Sine,
Was he, it is no falsehood without bright judgment,
who killed Bran Dubh, son of Eochaidh.
A certain Leinsterman said the following:
- Were it in the time of the son of Eochaidh
that the northern had come,
From the battle which they gained,
they would have been long panic driven;
- If in a pillared house
were the son of Eochaidh, son of Muireadhach,
I would not bring my full sack to a church
for the sake of Aedh Allan.
Colman, son of Fearadhach, chief of Osraighe Ossory, died.
The Age of Christ, 602.
The second year of Aedh.
St. Sinell, Bishop of Magh Bile, died on the first day of October.
The Age of Christ, 604.
The fourth year of Aedh.
Fiachra Caech, son of Baedan, was slain by the Cruithni.
The Age of Christ, 605.
The fifth year of Aedh.
St. Beoghna, Abbot of Beannchair next after Comhgall, died on the 22th of August.
Molua, i.e. Lughaidh Mac hUi Oiche, first abbot of Cluain Fearta Molua, died.
Seachnasach, son of Garbhan, chief of Cinel Boghaine, was slain by Domhnall, son of Aedh, son of Ainmire.
Conall of the Red Dart, son of Daimhin, was killed by the Ui Meith Macha.
The Age of Christ, 606.
The sixth year of Aedh Uairidhnach.
St. Sillan, son of Caimin, Abbot of Beannchair Bangor, and successor of Comhgall, died on the 28th of February.
Aedh the Anchorite died.
Aedh, son of Colgan, chief of Oirghialla and of all the Airtheara, died on his pilgrimage, at Cluain Mic Nois. Of him was said:
- There was a time
when Loch Da Damh was a pool of splendour,
The lake was nothing else but splendour
in the reign of Aedh, son of Colgan.
- Indifferent to me who destroyed it;
my friend has abandoned it;
Though it was he that placed a brilliant house
upon the island of Loch Da Damh.
Maelumha, son of Baedan, died.
Colga Doilene, son of Fiachna, died.
Maelduin, son of Ailen, chief of Mughdorn Maighean, died.
The Age of Christ, 607.
After Aedh Uairidhnach had been seven years
p.235in the sovereignty of Ireland, he died at Ath Da Fearta.
The battle of Odhbha, by Aenghus, son of Colman, wherein was slain Conall Laegh Breagh, son of Aedh Slaine, with a great number about him, of which was said:
- The whitethorn on top of Odhbha,
though its sharp darts it throws not,
Lawful for it that its aspect should be evil:
there was a great head in its mouth;
The Age of Christ, 608.
The first year of Maelcobha, son of Aedh, son of Ainmire, in the sovereignty of Ireland.
The Age of Christ, 609.
The second year of Maelcobha.
St. Tolua Fota, Abbot of Cluain Mic Nois, died.
Seanach, Abbot of Ard Macha, died; he was of Cluain Ua nGrici.
The Age of Christ, 610.
St. Colman Eala, i.e. Mac Ui Selli, abbot, died
p.237on the 26th of September, in the fifty sixth year of his age.
Neman, Abbot of Lis Mor, died.
After Maelcobha, son of Aedh, son of Ainmire, had been three years in the sovereignty of Ireland, he was slain by Suibhne Meann, in the battle of Sliabh Toadh.
Ronan, son of Colman, King of Leinster, died.
Gorman, one of the Mughdhorna, from whom are the Mac Cuinns, and who was a year living on the water of Tibraid Fingin, on his pilgrimage at Cluain Mic Nois, died.
The Age of Christ, 611.
The first year of Suibhne Meann, son of Fiachna, son of Fearadhach, in sovereignty over Ireland.
The church of Beannchair Uladh was burned.