Kalends of January
. AD 779.
The burning of Ail Cluaithe on the Kalends 1st of January.
The burning of Cluain Bairenn and the burning of Balna.
Death of Murchad, son of Dub da Tuath.
Colgu son of Cellach defeated the Airthir in a battle in which many of the lower orders fell.
Eilpín, king of the Saxons, dies.
Mac Leinne, abbot of Inis Bairenn, died.
The flight of Ruaidrí from Óchtar Ocha, and of Cairpre son of Laidcnén, with two septs of the Laigin. Donnchad pursued them with his adherents, and laid waste and burned their territory and churches.
- 1] Great hosts (the game continues)
2] Pour forth for themselves streams of gore;
3] A company parts with Life
4] In the overthrow of Óchtar Ocha.
A great snowfall in April.
Fergus of Mag Duma dies.
Forblaith daughter of Connla, abbess of Cluain Brónaig, dies.
Augustin of Bennchor, and Sédrach son of Sobarthan, and Nádarchú the learned, died.
A congress of the synods of Uí Néill and Laigin, in the town of Temair, at which were present many anchorites and scribes, led by Dubliter.
Maicnia son of Cellach, abbot of Dún Lethglaisi, rested.
Third enforcement of the law of Comán and Aedán begins.