Kalends of January first feria, eighteenth of the moon. AD 578.
Repose of bishop Finnian moccu Fiatach.
Benedict, a Roman by birth, sat 4 years, 1 month and 29 days, and was buried in the basilica of St Peter the Apostle.
The killing of Áed son of Giun(?), and the death of Bruidge, king of Uí Fhailge.