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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS975


Edgar, king of England, a religious king, dies.

Ardgal son of Cosrachán, successor of Comgall and Finnian, rested.


Cinaed ua hArtacáin, chief poet of Leth Cuinn, dies.

Domnall son of Eogan, king of Britain, rested in clerical life.

The first expedition of Mael Sechnaill son of Domnall to Áth Cliath, in which he broke the foreigner's leg.

Annal CS976


Donnchad son of Cellach, king of Osraige, dies.

Mathgamain son of Cendétigh, king of Mumu, was killed by Maelmuad son of Bran, the king of Uí Echach, after he had been handed over by Dondubán son of Cathal, king of Uí Fidgente, in treachery.

Scrín of Colum Cille was plundered by the son of Domnall son of Muirchertach.

Dúnchadh son of Bran of the Síl Muiredaigh i.e. 'wet trews', successor of Ciarán of Cluain moccu Nóis, went on pilgrimage to Ard Macha and spent thirteen years in piety there.

Domnall son of Congalach, heir designate of Ireland, dies.

Annal CS977


Inis Cathaigh was violated by Brian son of Cendétigh against the foreigners of Luimnech, i.e. Imar and his two sons, i.e. Amlaíb and Dubcenn.

Amlaíb son of Illulbh, king of Alba, was killed by Cinaedh son of Mael Coluim.

Mael Ruanaidh Got ua Mael Sechnaill, heir designate of Temair, was killed in treachery.

Annal CS978


Scrín of Adamnán was plundered by Domnall ua Néill.

A battle between Brian and Maelmuadh, and Maelmuadh, king of Uí Echach, fell therein.

The battle of Bithlann won against the Laigin by the foreigners of Áth Cliath, in which fell the king of Laigin i.e. Ugaire son of Tuathal, and Muiredach son of Rian, king of Uí Cheinnselaigh, and Congalach son of Flann, king of Lege and Rechet and others.

A battle-rout was inflicted by the Airgialla on the Cenél Conaill in which many fell, including Niall ua Canannáin and ua Congalaigh and the son of Murchadh Glún Ilair and others.

Comaltán ua Cléirigh, king of Uí Fhiachrach of Aidne, dies.


Annal CS979


Flann son of Mael Michíl, lector of Cluain moccu Nóis and bishop and superior of Cluain Deocra, rested.

Muirenn daughter of Congalach, successor of Brigit, rested.

Conchobor son of Finn, king of Uí Failge, dies.

Domnall Claen, king of Laigin, was captured by the foreigners of Áth Cliath.

Lethlabar grandson of Finn, king of Dál Araide, and Tigernán, king of Cenél Conaill, were killed.