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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS1070


Ailill ua Airechtaigh, of the Corco Raidhe, successor of Ciarán, rested.

Murchad Liathánach, heir designate of Connacht, was treacherously killed by the Conmaicne.

Donngal son of Gormán, vice-abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.


Annal CS1071


Ruaidrí ua Canannáin, king of Cenél Conaill,was killed.

Ua Maílruanaidh, king of Ulaid, was killed.

Annal CS1072


Diarmait son of Mael na mbó, king of the foreigners and of Laigin and of Leth Moga, was killed by Conchobor ua Mael Sechnaill in the battle of Odba, with slaughter around him.

Ua Flaithrí king of Ulaid and the son of Aisith, king of Gabla, were burned in a house set on fire by the men of Mide.

Annal CS1073

Kalends of January.

Conchobor ua Mael Sechnaill, king of Temair, was killed by his brother's son, i.e. by Murchadh son of Flann, in treachery. His head was taken from its burial place in Cluain moccu Nóis to Cenn Coradh by Tairdelbach ua Briain on the Friday after Easter 5 April;on the Sunday immediately following 7 April it was brought north again with two gold rings accompanying it.

Annal CS1074

Kalends of January.

Dúnán, bishop of Áth Cliath, rested.

Donnchad ua Cellaigh, king of Uí Maine, was killed by his own brother in treachery.