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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS689


Fínnechta returns to kingship.

Iolán, bishop of Cenn Garad, died.

The killing of Diarmait of Mide i.e. king of Mide, son of Airmedach Caech, by Aed son of Dluthach king of Fir Chúl.

Death of Cathusach, grandson of Domnall Brec.

Death of Feradach son of Tuathalán.

Death of Mael Dúin son of Conall Crannamna.

Part of the sun was darkened.

Annal CS690


Congal son of Mael Dúin son of Aed Bennán, king of Mumu, was killed by a scolasticus, and Dunchad son of Orc Doith and Ailill son of Dúngal, king of the Cruithin, were killed.

In this year Bede made a book De natura rerum et temporibus, both text and diagram.

Death of Finnguine the Tall and Feradach Méth son of Nechtlec: and Coblaith, daughter of Canu dies.

Bran son of Conall, king of Laigin, dies.

Annal CS691


Crónán son of Cú Cailne, abbot of Bennchor dies

Theodore, bishop of Britain, rested.

Fidchellach son of Flann, king of Uí Maine, rested or dies.


Annal CS692


Adamnán sets out for Ireland 14 years after the repose of Failbe.

The moon turned to the colour of blood on the feast of the Nativity of St. Martin.

Annal CS693


Death of Dirath, bishop of Ferna, and Bran grandson of Faelán, king of Laigin, died.

A battle between the Osraige and the Laigin in which Faelchar grandson of Mael Odor fell.

A battle against the son of Penda.

A bloody rain fell in Laigin.