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Annal 1279


1279 First of January on Sunday and the twelfth day of the moon, A.D. MCCLXXIX. Eleventh year of the Solar Cycle; seventh year of the Lunar Cycle and of the Indiction. Common year. A.



Tomaltach son of Toirrdelbach son of Maelsechlainn O Conchobair, Archbishop of Tuaim, foremost in all Ireland for wisdom and learning, bounty and nobility, for benignity, for bestowing valuables and treasures to the people at large, died this year after a triumph of repentance.


Maelsechlainn son of Toirrdelbach [O Conchobair] was killed.


Conchobar son of Diarmait son of Magnus O Conchobair was killed.


Gilla in Choimded O Cerballain, Bishop of Cenel Eogain, rested.


Morchad O Nechtain was killed by Domnall O Nechtain. Robert, brother of Murchad, afterwards challenged Domnall to fight and was killed by him in that combat.


Domnall son of Gilla Crist O Nechtain was killed by Aed O Conchenainn this year.