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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS860


Mael Sechnaill, king of Temair, led an army of the Laigin and Mumu and Connacht and the southern Uí Néill into the North, and he halted at Mag Dumai near Ard Macha. Aed son of Niall and Flann son of Conaing attacked their camp by night and killed some people in the middle of the camp, and Aed was defeated and left many dead.

Annal CS861


Mide was invaded by Aed Finnliath son of Niall Caille with foreigners

Gormlaith, daughter of Donnchad, queen of the Irish, died after repentance.

The battle of Druim dá Maighe won by Mael Sechnaill son of Mael Ruanaid over the foreigners of Dublin.

Annal CS862


Domnall son of Ailpín, king of the Picts, died

Aed son of Niall, king of Ailech, and Flann son of Conaing brought an army to plunder Mide.

Dálach son of Mael Raiti, abbot of Cluain Iraird, rested.

Mael Sechnaill son of Maelruanaid, king of all Ireland, died on the third feria, the second of the Kalends of December 30 Nov., in the 16th year of his reign.

Ruarc son of Braen was slain by the Uí Néill.

Aed Finnliath son of Niall begins to reign.

Annal CS863


Mael Pátraic son of Fianchú, bishop and abbot designate of Ard Macha, rested.

Muirecán son of Diarmait, king of Nás and eastern Life, was killed by the Norsemen.


Dainél grandson of Luaitide, abbot of Corcach and Lis Mór, was slain.

Aed son of Niall attacked Connacht.

Annal CS864


Lorcán son of Cathal, king of Mide, was blinded by Aed son of Niall, king of Temair.

Conchobor son of Donnchad, one of two kings of Mide, was put to death in water at Cluain Iraird by Amlaíb, king of the foreigners.

Aed son of Niall and Flann son of Conaing gained.a great victory over Ainbíth son of Aed and the Ulaid in the territory of the descendants of Conall the Craftsman.

Edged the Briton, bishop of Cell Dara, and an elder 116 years of age, rested.

Death of Cermad son of Catharnach, chief of Corco Baiscinn, at the hands of the foreigners.