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    1137 — The annals of Tigernach

    Dall Find edha .i. Gilla Muire, o coin allta mortuus est.
    ["The Blind one of... that is, Gilla Maire, was killed by wolves"].

    Condachta. didiu do fasugud o Eas Ruaidh co Sinaind 7 co hEchtaigh Muman, 7 a cur fén a n-íarthur Condacht.
    ["Connaught, then, was laid waste from Assaroe to the Shannon and to Echtach (Slieve Aughty?) of Munster, and the people themselves were driven into the west of Connaught"]

    Whitley Stokes, 1897; Tigernach, Abbot of Clonmacnoise, d. 1088.

    Detail from Weiland map of Ireland, 1853.
    Above: detail from Weiland map of Ireland, 1853
    . Map © Cartography Associates, from the
    Rumsey Collection.

    Left: detail from satellite photo (click for larger version).

    Charon (MIT Project) 1989, James Coleman ©