Kalends of January sixth of the moon
. AD 880.
Ferchar, abbot of Bennchor, died.
Crunnmael of Cluain Chaín, a bishop and anchorite, fell asleep.
The oratory of Cianán was destroyed by the foreigners, and many people were taken from it. Afterwards Barith, a great despot of the Norsemen, was killed by St. Ciannán.
Mael Sinchill son of Mugrón, king of Uí Fhailgi, dies.
Aengus son of Mael Curarda, superior of Ard Sratha, Aenacán son of Ruaidrí, superior of Lusca, and Flaithemán son of Cellach, king of Uí Briúin of Cualu, die.
Suibne, bishop of Cell Dara, rested.
Bishop Ruidgel, abbot of Imlech Ibuir, rested.
Mael Fábaill son of Loingsech, king of Carraic Brachaide, dies.