Kalends of January
. AD 777.
The same warfare between Donnchad and Congalach i.e son of Conaing, and at its conclusion the battle of Forchalad in which fell Congalach son of Conaing and Cuanu son of Éicnid and Diarmait son of Clothgna and Dúnchad son of Ailéne and Flaithnia son of Mael Dúin and many others. Donnchad was victor.
- 1] From the battle of Forchalad which was fought
2] On a gloomy sad Sunday
3] Many a fond mother was sorrowful
4] The Monday on the morrow.
The burning of Cluain Moccu Nóis on the sixth of the Ides 10th of July.
The bloody flux; the great murrain of cows.
The law of Colum Cille promulgated by Donnchad and Bresal.
Death of Etarscéle son of Aed son of Colgéne, king of Uí Ceinnselaig.
The falling asleep of Ainfchellach, abbot of Condaire and Lann Ela.
Niall Frosach son of Fergal in Í Choluim Chille, and Niall son of Conall Grant, king of southern Brega, and Tuathal son of Cremthann, king of Cuala, and Flannabra, king of Uí Máil, and Aed Finn son of Echaid, king of Dál Riataall died.
Síth Maith, abbess of Cluain Bairenn, died.
Fínán, abbot of Cluain Eóis, and the learned Constans of Loch nÉirne, rested.
A slaughter of the Uí Maine in Mag Dairben, where Artgal was victor.
Eithne, daughter of Cinad, dies.