Kalends of January
. AD 845.
Cathal son of Ailill, king of Uí Maini, Ferdomnach, scholar and excellent scribe of Ard Macha, and Connmach the Great son of Coscrach, king of Uí Briúin, fell asleep.
Baislec was plundered by the heathens.
Niall son of Aed, king of Temair, died by drowning i.e. at Linne Néill on the Calann.
- (I love not the gloomy waters
Which flow past my dwelling:
O Calann, though you pray boast of it,
You have drowned the son of an affectionate woman.)
Mael Dúin son of Conall, king of Calatruim, was killed by the Laigin.
Niall son of Cenn Faelad, king of Uí Fhidgente, dies.
The foreigners won a battle against the Connachta, in which fell Rígán son of Fergus, Mugrón son of Diarmait and Aed son of Cathrannach and many others.
Tigernach inflicted a rout on Mael Sechnaill and Ruarc, in which many were slaughtered.
Muiredach son of Flann, abbot of Mainister Buiti, died.
Forannán, abbot of Ard Macha, came from the lands of Mumu with the halidoms of Patrick.
Cairpre son of Colmán, abbot of Áth Truim, died.
Conaing son of Ferdomnach, abbot of Domnach Pátraic, died.
(Cathal son of Ailill, king of Uí Maini, died.)