Kalends of January
. AD 679.
Colmán, abbot of Bennchor, rests.
The killing of Fiannamail son of Mael Tuile, king of Laigin.
Cathal son of Ragallach dies.
The battle of the Saxons, in which Aelfwine son of Oswy fell.
The siege of Dún Baite.
Dúnchad son of Eóganán was killed.
Death of Mael Fothartaig, bishop of Ard Sratha.
A battle in Bodbgna, in which Conall Oirgnech fell.
A most severe leprosy in Ireland called bolgach.