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Owen O'Donnell ; and the son of Egneghan O'Donnell.

O'Kane, i. e. John, the son of Aibhne, died ; and Thomas, his brother, took
his place.

The castle of Dungannon'' was taken by the King of England's Deputy in
Ireland, viz. the Earl of Kildare, Garrett, the son of Thomas, who had gone
thither at the instance of O'Donnell, i. e. Hugh Roe ; of Turlough, the son of
Con O'Neill' ; of Maguire, i. e. John, the son of Phihp ; and of Donnell O'Neill,
with his sons and friends. The greater number of the Irish of the province
were along with them around the town [i. e. the castle], which they finally took
by great guns'" ; and they liberated many prisoners who were detained in it,

O'Conor of Belanagare writes in the margin : * Great guns. — In the Dublin copy of the

"bpucaip oon lapla un coipóéalBac pin .1. mac Annals of Ulster the reading is, a jabail le

a óeipbpeacpa, i.e. this Turlough was the Earl's junnaoaiB. Dr. O'Conor says that there is no

cousin, i. e. the son of his sister.'' mention of cannon having been used in Ireland

1246 aNNQta Rioshachca eirjeaNN. [1498.

-] po puaflaicceaó t)0 bpaijDib lomba bai ann, im Oorhnall mac ui OorhnaiU
DO bai pé bliaóain hi lairh,"] im ape mac ui neill móip (.1. enpi) co na óíp
mac 1 CO mbpaijoib ele cenmocác. Ruccpac eccala aibble ap, ~\ Ro map-
bab leó conn mac eo^ain mic coippoealbaij puaib í neill ip in ccaiplén. r?o
póccaibpioc an baile ace Domnall ua neill lappin.

Comap ÓCC mac comaip lapla mic jfpóit) lapla, -| copbmac ócc mac copb-
maic mic caibcc meg capraij Do leanmain eojain mic caiDj mic copbmaic
meg cciprai^ a ccopai jeer cpeice, Gojan bnoóein co na bmp mac, O Sulle-
bán beippe pilip mac Diapmaca co na mac caog an caonnaij ó puilleban,
"1 bpian ÓCC mac Suibne co pocaiDib oile Do mapbab leó Don cup pin.

Oonnchabmac ui bomnaill-| Da mac cuacail ui gallcubaip (eoin-| roipp-
bealbac) Do cocc a maij luipcc ay a mbpaijDeanup.

Sláine injean meic conmapa (SioDa cam) bfn mfic uilliam cloinne piocaipD
(uillecc mac uillicc ele) oecc.

Sabb injjfn aipc ui neill an bfn bai ace Rémann mac pilip megnibip Décc.

rriaipjpécc injfn Domnaill ballaij meguibip bfn ui plannajóin (.1. 51II1-
bepr) cuaice páca Decc, "| a habnacal in noun na ngall lap mbuaib nairpicce.
Qp lap an lanamain pin po cíimDaicceaó pepél 1 nonóip be"] naorh muipe ap
achaó mop baile m plannccáin.

TTIaine mac maoileclainn mic mara mec majnupa Do mapbab 1 mboraib
mumcipe pialam la cloinn carail ui jallcubaip.

O cuipnin concobap cappac Decc.

ITlac an baipD oipjiall Decc Don pláij.

till 1521, but he is decidedly in error — See Annals of Ulster adds :

note ■", under the year 1487, p- 1150, supra. "And this same army of English and Irish

' And sleio Con, literally, " and Con was slain proceeded to the castle of Omagh, where Niall,

by them." This sudden change of the construe- the son of Art O'Neill, submitted to them, and

tion from the active to the passive of verbs, gave them hostages, after which they returned

which so much destroys the unity and strength to their respective houses in triumph."
of the sentence, is among the principal defects R Achadh-Mor-Baile- Ui-Flannagain, i. e. the

of the style of the Four Masters. In some in- great field of O'Flanagan's town, now Aghamore,

stances, where this sudden change from active a townland in the parish of Inishmacsaint, m

to passive would too much weaken and lame the the barony of Ma^heraboy, in the north-west of

sentences, the Editor has deviated from their the county of Fermanagh, where the ruins of

construction. the chapel referred to in the text are still to be

f Donnell O'Neill.— The Dublin copy of the seen. According to the tradition in the country,


among whom were Domiell, the son of O'Donnell, who had been confined there
for the space of a year ; and Art, the son of O'Neill More (i. e. Henry), with
his two sons, and many prisoners besides. They carried immense spoils away
from it, and slew Con°, the son of Turlough Roe O'Neill, in the castle. After
this they left the town in the possession of Donnell O'Neill'^.

Thomas Oge, the son of Thomas the Earl, son of Garrett the Earl, and Cor-
mac Oge, the son of Cormac, son of Teige Mac Carthy, followed Owen, the son
of Teige, son of Cormac Mac Carthy, in pursuit of a prey. On this occasion
Owen himself, and his two sons; O'Sullivan Beare, i. e. Philip, the son of Der-
mot, with his son, Teige-an-Chaennaigh ; Brian Oge Mac Sweeny, with many
others, were slain by them.

Donough, the son of O'Donnell, and the two sons of O'Gallagher, i. e. John
and Turlough, came from Moylurg out of captivity.

Slaine, the daughter of Mac Namara (Sida Cam), and wife of Mac William
of Clanrickard (Ulick, the son of Ulick), died.

Sabia, the daughter of Art O'Neill, who had been the wife of Redmond, the
sou of Philip Maguire, died.

Margaret, the daughter of Donnell Ballagh Maguire, and wife of O'Flanagan
(i. e. Gilbert) of Tuath-ratha, died, after the victory of penance, and was in-
terred at Donegal. It was by this couple that a chapel had been erected, in
honour of God and the Blessed [Virgin] Mary, at Achadh-Mor-Baile-Ui-Flan-

Maine, the son of Melaghlin, son of Matthew Mac Manus, was slain in Botha-
Muintire-Fialain", by the sous of Cathal O'Gallagher.

O'Cuirnin, i. e. Conor Carragh, died.

Mac Ward of Oriel died of the plague'.

O'Flanagan of Tooraali had his bally or resi- with this parish.

dence on an artificial island in Lough Erne, not ' Under this year the Dublin copy of the

far from this chapel. Annals of Ulster contain the following passages

h Botha- Miiintire-Fialain, i. e. the booths, omitted by the Four Masters :
tents, or huts of Muintir-Fialain, now Bohoe, a '' Anno Boinini 149S. Comap niopcel do

parish partly in the barony of Magheraboy, and bpeich cin bliuoain pi, 7 oiapmaio Sbpuan 00

partly in that of Clanawley, in the county of muinncip ceanna púile do mapbaó an bliaóain

Fermanagh. Muintir-Fialain was the name of a pi cip cumupc ; 7 cpi hopoloi je do butnn Do

tribe,andalso of a district said to be co-extensive boo 6mainn mopcla, .1. acaip comc'iip mopclci.


aNNQia Rio^hachca eiKeaNN,


aOlS CPIOSC, 1499.
Qoip Cpioy^c, mile, cerpe ceD, nocac, a naoi.

Coclainn mac giollacalma biocanie ciiile maine, clepeac eccnai6e,c]iaib-
oec oécc.

O bjiiain an giolla Dub t)iap bo hainm coi]i]ióealbac mac coippóealbaij
UÍ bpiain cijeapna ruaomuitian Decc, i coippDealbac mac raibcc in' bpiain
DO jabail a lonaiD.

Uabcc mac Diajimarca (.i. mac ]Uiaió|ii) cijeapna miiicce luipcc peap
ajrhap lonnfaijijreac, -] peap po Ding a oitian pop gac rip ina rimceall Décc
pop cappaicc loca cé lap mbpeir buaba ó ofitian ~\ o Dorhan, -] copbmac mac
T?uai6pi mec DiapmaDa do jabail a lonaió.

O Doriinaill aob puaD do bol ap galloacc In cceann pip lonaicr pij pa;ran.

lilac Dorhnaill cloinne ceallaij copbmac mac aipc peap Depcac Deig
einig Decc, i a aólacaó bi ccliiain eoaip.

bpian mac meguiDip (Sfan mac pilip) Dogabail lé cloinn bpiain mégiiiDip.

Oonncbaó mac concobaip m;c aoba meguiDip Do mapbaD le peapaib luipcc,
.1. la cloinn coippDealbaij ui maeleDÚin.

ÍTIagnup mac goppaóa óicc mic joppaóa puaió, méguióip Do mapbaó la
reallac eacoac.

Caiplén bona Dpobaoipi Do jabáil lá mac ui Domnaill (.i. Donncbaó na
nopDóg mac aoóa puaió) ap bapDaib i óomnaill. O Doitinaill péin co na mac

D'opcop 00 juniia anOj'a cumuix cebna pin, 7
cuille cip pichiD CO tioinn 00 bpeic óó na
Diai 5 ym.

" A. D. 1498. Thomas Mortel natus est hoc
anno ; et Diermitius Sbruaii unus ex oppidanis
Kinsalise occisus est in proelio ; et Edmundus
Mortel, pater Thoma; Mortel" [supradictij,
" amisit tres uncias longitudinis penis sui in
eodem prcelio, ictu pilíe bombardá emissaj ; et
viginti liberos et amplius postea genuit.

" The King of France, Carolus Octavus, died
this year, quadragesimali tempore.

" Cormac Mac Coscry, aa ecclesiastic learned

in the civil and canon law, died in this year.

" Cormac, the son of Owen, son of the Bishop
Mac Coghlan, official of Clonmacnoise, and a
learned ecclesiastic, in Christo quievit.

" Philip, the son of Turlough, son of Philip
Maguire, made an incursion into Teallach
Eathach, accompanied by the sons of Edmond
Maguire, and the sons of Gilla-Patrick Maguire,
and traversed the country as far as Snamh na
n-each, and burned Ballymagauran ; and they
returned homewards without seizing upon any
pi'eys or spoils, and were pursued by the chief-
tains of the territory, but the others turned


The Age of Christ, one thousand four hundred ninety -nine.

Loughlin Mac Gilla-Calma, Vicar of Cuil-Maine", a wise and pious clergy-
man, died.

O'Brien Gilla-Duv, whose name was Turlough, the son of Turlough, Lord
of Thomond, died ; and Turlough, son of Teige O'Brien, took his place.

Teige Mac Dermot, the son of Rory, Lord of Moylurg, a successful and
warlike man, who had spread terror [of his arms] through every territory around
liim, died in the Rock of Lough Key, after having gained the victory over the
Devil and the world ; and Cormac, the son of Rory Mac Dermot, took his place.

O'Donnell, i. e. Hugh Roe, went to the English territory, to meet the King
of England's Deputy'.

Mac Donnell of Clann-Kelly, i. e. Cormac, the son of Art, a charitable and
truly hospitable man, died, and was interred at Clones.

Brian, the son of Maguire (John, the son of Philip), was taken prisoner by
the son of Brian Maguire.

Donough, the son of Conor, son of Hugh Maguire, was slain by the men of
Lurg, i. e. by the sons of Turlough O'Muldoon.

Manus, the son of Godfrey Oge, son of Godfrey Roe Maguire, was slain by
the people of Teallach Eachdhach [Tullyhaw].

The castle of Bundrowes was taken by the son of O'Donnell (i. e. by Do-
nough-na-nordog, the son of Hugh Roe), from O'Donnell's own warders ; but

upon the pursuers and successfully routed them, the barony of Inishowen, and county of Done-
slaying twenty-three of them, among whom gal. — See Irish Calendar of the O'Clerys at
were the two sons of Hugh, son of Owen Ma- 31st August.

gauran, i.e. Teige, and Manus the clergyman, and ' Deputy. — The notice of O'Donnell's visit to

the rest were of the Clann-Ivor and the Clann- Kildare, which is so vaguely and unsatisfactorily

Mac-an-Taisigh, and of the tribe of Teallach given by the Four Masters, is thus entered in

Eathach in general. The Fermanagh men lost in the Dublin copy of the Annals of Ulster :
theheatoftheconflictFlaherty, theson ofDon, "A. D. 1499. O'Donnell, i.e. Hugh Roe,

son of Edmond Maguire. This event occurred went to the English territory this year to meet

on the vigil of the Festival o/ St. Michael." the King of England's Deputy, i. e. Garrett, the

" Cuil-Maine. — This was the ancient name of son of Thomas, the Earl, and the Earl's son,

the parish of Clonmany, in the north-west of Henry, was given to him in fosterage."


1250 awNaca Rio^hachca emeaNN. [1499.

aoD 6cc t)o Ó0I imon ccaiplén. TTlajuioip 1 pilip mac coippóealbaij méT^iimiii
00 rocc 1 noócuíTi í oottinaiU"] a mic aipm a mbaccap. Oonnchab na nopDócc
-] pibp DO rocap ppi apoile co po cuaipcc cue a ceile óiob. l?o mapbab
Ona eac Donnchaió, "| po cpapccpa6 é pfipin 50 po gabaó é lá pilip np in
lacaip pir), "] oop pac Dua OorhnaiU po ceoóip. Po ^abaó cpa an baile lapc-
cain ip in ló ceDna. Uucc iia oorhnaill Donncliab oopióipi do májuibip co
puce leip Din fij Dia coriiDa 1 ngiallnup. OopaD ua DorhnaiU laparh cpi pic;r
bo Dp mac coippbealbaij a lócch a copccaip.

TTlaoileaclainn mac miipchaib mic caiDcc meg pajnaill Do ^abail lé conn
cappac mac caibcc mic cijeapnáin uí Riiaipc, -] let Sfan mac cijeapncnn
UÍ puaipc a rabaipc leó ap imp occa pop loc mec nén. Pubpaije mac coipp-
Dealbaij mesuibip Dionnpaiccib an loca poppa, -| an Da mac pin iii l?uaipc
Do mapbaD leip,i mac an caoic rhéj plannchaib co na mnc,i maoileaclcnnn
mac mupcliaib Do fabaipc Ifip Dia rij. O Dorimaill aob puab Da pimplaccab
uaba lapccain "| caiplén liaropoma do rabaipc Dua noomnaill apip ó mac
miipchaib (.1. maoileaclamn).

Sluaiccheab la hiapla cille Dapa (.1. geapoiD mac comóip mic pfain caim)
lupnip na liepeann hi cconnacraib, "] acliacc maenaccám Do jabáil Do pop
cloinn iiilliam ui ceallai j, ~\ a rabaipc Do cloinn aoba mic bpiain. Clann
iiilliam UÍ ceallaij Dionnapbab Dap piica piap. Caiplén cuiUpce Do jabail
Don cpluaicceab pin laip pop pliocc peiblimib (.1. peiblimiD cleipeac), 1 a
mbpaijDe Do cabaipc Do Doob ua concobaip Don Dapa cijeapna bai pop pi'ol
muipfbaij. Caiplén l?opa comám, 1 an caiplén piabac beop do ^abail laip
Don Dul pin.

Qob ua concobaip do bi'ocup ap a biicliaij Icj mac iiDiapmaca, 1 la com-
aoncaib pi'l TTluipeaDliaij cap pionainn piap.

TTlac uilliam búpc Do cappaing Dua concobaip, "| Do cloinn uilliam
UÍ ceallai j. Caiplén aca liacc Do jabail do, -] a cabaijic Do cloinn uilliam

™ IniS'Ochta, i. e. island of the breast. This mauagh, slieet 25.

name was in use in the last century, as appears " Lough- Mac- Nen, now Lough Macueun, si-

tVom a short manuscript description of Ferma- fixated between the barony of Clanawley, in the

uagh, in the possession of Mr. Petrie, which states county of Fermanagh, and the barony of Tul-

that a King Aodh had a residence upon it. It lyhaw, in the county of Cavan, and that of

is now called Ini)- Qooo, anglice Inishee, i.e. Dromahaire, in the county of Leitrim.

Hugh's island See the Ordnance Map of Fer- » Ath liag-Maenagain, i. e. the stony ford of


O'Donnell himself and his son, Hugh Oge, surrounded the castle ; and Maguire,
and PhiUp, the son of Tiurlough Maguire, came to join O'Donnell and his son
there. Donough-na-nordog and Philip came to a personal rencounter, in which
they pommelled each other ; but Donough's horse being killed, and he himself
thrown down, he was taken prisoner on the spot by Philip, who immediately
delivered him up to O'Donnell. The castle was afterwards taken on the same
day. O'Donnell gave Donough back to Maguire, who conveyed him to his
house, to be detained in confinement. O'Donnell afterwards gave Philip, the
son of Tur lough [Maguire], sixty cows, as a remuneration for his conquest.

Melaghlin, the son of Murroiigh, son of Teige Mac Rannall, was taken pri-
soner by Con Carragh, the son of Teige, son of Tiernan O'Rourke, and John,
the son of Tiernan O'Rovu-ke, and conveyed by them to Inis-Ochta", an island
on Lough-Mac-Nen". Rury, the son of Turlough Maguire, attacked them on
the lake, and slew these two sons of O'Rourke, and brought Mac-an-Chaoich
Mac Clancy and his son, and Melaghlin, the son of Mvvrrough, to his house.
O'Donnell, i. e. Hugh Roe, afterwards ransomed him ; and the castle of Leitrim
was given up to O'Donnell again by Melaghlin, son of Murrough [Mac Ran-

An army was led by the Earl of Kildare (i. e. Garrett, the son of Thomas,
son of John Cam), Lord Justice of Ireland, into Connaught ; and he took Ath
liag-Maenagain° from the sons of Wilham O'Kelly, and gave it to the sons of
Hugh, son of Brian; and the sons of William O'Kelly were banished westwards
across the River Suck. On this expedition the castle of Tulsk was taken by
him from the descendants of Felim Cleireach [O'Conor], and their hostages
were given up by him to Hugh O'Conor, the second lord who was over the
Sil-Murray. The castles of Roscommon and Castlereagh were also taken by
him on this expedition.

Hugh O'Conor was banished from his country by Mac Dermot, and driven
westwards'' across the Shannon, by consent of the Sil-Murray.

Mac William Burke was [drawn to their assistance] by O'Conor and the
sons of WiUiam O'Kelly. The castle of Athleague was taken by him, and given

St. Maenagan, now Athleague, a small town on castle here referred to now to be seen,
the River Suck, in the barony of Athlone, and p Westwards, piap. — This is a mistake by the

county of Eoscommon. There is no part of the Four Masters for foip, i. e. eastwards.

7 U 2

1252 aNHQca Rio^hachca emeaHH. [1499.

UÍ ceallaij, -| concobaji ua ceallaij an oapa njeapna baoi pop uib nriaine
DO jabóil ano, "] a rabaipr 00 rhaoileaclainn mac caiócc mic Donncliaib
amaillelé bpaijoib oippij ua maine,"] láincijeapnup ua maine do jabáil Do
Don cup ym.

Caiplén cuillpce do jabail la mac uilliam, -| la hua cconcobaip, TTlccc
caipppe mic bpiam Do tfiapbab ann Dupcop do peilép, 1 bpaijDe pleacra
peiólimiD, "] a ccaiplén do caipbipn Dua concobaip. Sib ui concobaip ■] ITlhfic
DiapmaDa Do bénarii lá mac uilliam, "| bpaijDe uara Diblinib let corhall Dia
poile, .1. eojan mac ui concobaip,"] caipppe mac ui concobai]i.

O Dorhnaill QoD puaó Do óol pluaj ai(\ mac nDiapmaDa copbmac mac
RuaiDpi 1 ni po aipip co pamic co copppliab. lap no piop pin Do mac Diaji-
maDa po nonoil pióe pocpaiDe maije luipcc, -\ cuaca connacc Do copnarh
coipppleibe ppia hua noomnaill. lap ná aipiuccab pin Dua Domnaill po gab
nmceall 50 mumcip eólaip, -] cainicc rop pionainn 05 caiplén liarDpoma 50
painicc maj luipcc. Rucc ap cpeachaib "] ap éDalaib lombaib "j po ^ab pop
opccain an cipe. lap na cluinpin pm Do TTlac nDiapmara cainic In ccfnn
ui bomnaill, 1 do pinne pir pucain ppip, 1 po 10c a ciopcchn 50 humal ppia
hua noomnaill. Do pao 00 an carac, -) na bpai^De Do bi hi maij luipcc
Ó rhaibm an bealaij buibe co pin.

Cpeaca mópa ló bpian mac Domnaill (.1. 6 neill) mic enpi ap mac Dom-
naill cloinne cellaig .1. giollapaDpaicc.

'^ Assumed t/ie full lordship, i. e, who became Dermot defended against him. O'Donnell went

the sole chief of Hy-Many, there having been thence to tlie castle of Leitrim, whither Mac

previously two rival chieftains. Dermot repaired to meet him, and they made

■■ Tuathas These were the territories of Tir- peace with each other ; and the Cathach, which

Briuin-na-Sinna, Kinel-Dofa, and Corcachlann, had been fur two years away from O'Donnell,

the position and extent of each of which have and the prisoners who had remained in Moy-

been already pointed out. lurg, were restored to him. And Mac Dermot

^ Entered Moylurg. — This incursion ofO'Don- agreed to pay O'Donnell protection tribute for

nell against Mac Dermot is more correctly given Moylurg from that time forward."

in the Dublin copy of the Annals of Ulster as ' Cathach. — See note under the year 1497-

follows : " Bealach-biiidhe. — See note under the year

" A. D. 1499. O'Donnell, i. e. Hugh Roe, 1497.

went this year against the young Ma

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