Kalends of January
. AD 844.
Forannán, abbot of Ard Macha, was taken prisoner by the heathens in Cluain Comarda with his halidoms and following, and was brought to the ships of Luimnech.
Dún Masc was plundered by the heathens, and there were killed there Aed son of Dub dá Crích, abbot of Tír dá Glas, and Cluain Eidnig, Ceithernach son of Cú Dínaisc, prior of Cell Dara, and many others.
There was an encampment of the foreigners i.e. under Tuirgéis on Loch Rí, and they plundered Connacht and Mide, and burned Cluain Moccu Nóis with its oratories, and Cluain Ferta Brénainn, and Tír dá Glas and Lothra and other monasteries.
Fiachna son of Mael Bresail, abbot of Finnubair Abae, dies.
Gormgal son of Muiredach, bishop and anchorite of Lann Léire, rested.
Niall son of Aed inflicted a battle-rout on the heathens in Mag Ítha.
Donnchad son of Follaman and Flann son of Mael Ruanaid were killed by Mael Sechnaill son of Mael Ruanaid.
Tuirgéis was taken prisoner by Mael Sechnaill and afterwards drowned in Loch Uair.
Labraid son of Ailill, abbot of Sláine, dies.
Robartach son of Bresal, abbot of Achad Bó Cainnig; dies.
Robartach son of Flann, abbot of Domnach Mór, dies.
An encampment of the foreigners of Áth Cliath at Cluain Andobuir.