Kalends of January fourth feria, sixth or seventh of the moon. AD 653.
The killing of Conall son of Mael Cobo i.e. by Diarmait son of Aed Sláine.
Bishop Colmán moccu Telduib and Oiséne the Tall, two abbots of Cluain Iraird, died.
Do-Chua of Luachair, abbot of Ferna, rested.
The killing of Fergus son of Domnall, and of Fergusa son of Rogaillnech, and of Aed of Bethra, and of Cuiméne.
The battle of Ráith Ethairt in which Dúnchad son of Conaing fell.
Death of Aed Rón son of Mael Cobo.
Bede was born this year.