Kalends of January
. AD 856.
Ímar and Amlaíb inflicted a rout on Caitil the Fair and his Norse-Irish in the lands of Munster.
Maengal, abbot of Fobar, and Siadal of Dísert Ciaráin, rested.
Matudán son of Muiredach, king of Ulaid, dies.
Three persons were burned in Tailtiu by fire from heaven.
A great windstorm caused a destruction of trees and ruined lake islands. Cellach recited:
- Since the fair fateful synod
Of Nicea was held on noble matters
This is the third year (not for untruth's sake)
And thirty and five hundred.