Kalends of January
. AD 776.
The killing of Cumascach's son(s) at Odra; one survived, the other dies.
A battle-skirmish occurs between two grandsons of Cernach i.e. Niall and Cumuscach, in which Échtgus son of Baeth and many others fell in the green of Caladruim.
A hosting of the Laigin by Donnchad against Brega.
The whole winter in summer, i.e. heavy rain and windstorm.
Death of Flaithrui son of Domnall, king of Connacht.
Disturbance of the assembly by Donnchad against the Ciannacht. Warfare between Donnchad and Congalach.
A slaughter of the Calraige by the Uí Fhiachrach.
Bán Boidbgni the learned died.
The bloody flux; also many other diseasesalmost a mortality. A great murrain of cows.