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September 2, 1022

Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill, anglicized Malachy II, died on this day in 1022. He acted as King of Mide and as High King of Ireland. He is remembered for his victory at the 980 Battle of Tara, against Olaf Cuarán, King of Dublin, which resulted in his–and consequently, Ireland’s–control of the Kingdom of Dublin. MáelRead more..