1349 in Ireland
Events from the year 1349 in Ireland.
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List of years in Ireland
- Christmas to March – the Black Death: "The pestilence gathered strength in Kilkenny during Lent ... there was scarcely a house in which only one died."
- 3 February – Conall Ó Mórdha is killed by his brothers; Succeeded as King of Laois by his son, Ruaidhrí.
- May – the Black Plague ends after causing several thousand deaths.
- 17 June – Fulk de la Freigne is killed by the Irish of Leinster
- 18 June – the Statute of labourers is passed at Westminster and will later be applied in Ireland.
- 17 July – Thomas de Rokeby is appointed Justicier of Ireland; arrives 20 December. John de Carew acts as deputy Justicier.
- November – Maurice, Earl of Desmond, is pardoned.
- There is a shortage of corn and spices, which leads to prices of twenty pence for a pound of corn and forty pence for pepper and ginger.
- Aedh Ó Ruairc defeats Flaithbertaigh Ó Ruairc and his allies, Donough Ó Domhnaill; Aedh Mag Fhlannchaidh, Chief of Dartry; Gilchreest Mag Fhlannchaidh; Loughlin mac Aindiles Ó Baoighill.
- Flaithbheartach Domnall Carrach Ó Ruairc deposed from kingship of West Bréifne.
- Sean Dubh MacDonnell is killed by Manus mac Eochaid Mac Mathghamhna
- Warfare between Ruaidri mac Tairdelbach Ó Conchobair and Ferghal MacDermot; the former burns, wastes and plunders Moylurg.
- Donough Reagh mac Melaghlin Carragh MacDermot is seized by Cormac Bodhar Mac Dermot, who has him killed by the son of Gilchreest Mac Taichligh and The Ó Cearnaigh.
- Gilbert Ó Flannagáin, Chief of Tuath Ratha, is slain by the sons of Brian Ó Flannagáin.
- Murtough Riaganagh Mag Aenghusa is killed by his brothers.
- Cormac Ballach mac Art Ó Maoilsheachlainn and the Irish of Mide are defeated by the Lord Justice and the English of Meath, "in which many of their chieftains were slain."
- A raid by The Clanricarde into Lower Connacht is met and heavily defeated by Mac William Burk and Mac Feorais, resulting in his capture and the capture and death of many of his followers.
- In the dispute over the Primacy of Ireland, Richard FitzRalph, Archbishop of Armagh, acting on letters of King Edward III of England specifically allowing him to do so, enters Dublin "with the cross erect before him". He is opposed by the prior of Kilmainham on the instructions of Alexander de Bicknor, Archbishop of Dublin, and forced to withdraw to Drogheda.
- Friar John, Minister of the Friar Preachers of Ireland (alive 1405).
- After June – Friar John Clyn.
- 14 July – Alexander de Bicknor, Archbishop of Dublin.
- Matthew mac Cathal Ó Ruairc, "of the Black Death."
- Risdeard mac Giolla Iosa Ruaidh Ó Raghallaigh, Lord of East Breifne.
- Diarmaid mac Gilbert O Cellaigh, King of Hy-Many.
- Rory Ó Catháin, Lord of Creeve and Ard-Keanaghta.
- Aedh Ó Raghallaigh.
- Gilla Caech Mac Dorchaidhe.
- Maurice MacDonough, Chief of Corran.
- Gilla na Neamh Ó h-Uiginn, poet.
- A grandson of the Earl of Ulster.
- "The Annals of Ireland by Friar John Clyn", edited and translated with an Introduction, by Bernadette Williams, Four Courts Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-84682-034-2, pp. 240–244.
- "A New History of Ireland VIII: A Chronology of Irish History to 1976", edited by T. W. Moody, F.X. Martin and F.J. Byrne. Oxford, 1982. ISBN 0-19-821744-7.