Kalends of January seventh of the moon
. AD 881.
Flann son of Mael Sechnaill led an army both of foreigners and Irish into the North. He camped at Mag eter dí Glais, and Ard Macha was invaded by him.
Muirchertach son of Niall, abbot of Daire Calgaig, and other monasteries, rested.
Lorcán son of Coscrach, king of Uí Nialláin, and Donnacán son of Fogartach, king of Fernmag, fell by one another.
A skirmish between the Conaille of Muirtheimne and the Maid, in which fell Ainfíth son of Aed king of Ulaid, and Conallán son of Mael Dúin, king of Cuib, and other nobles. The Conaille were victors.
Scannlán, superior of Dún Lethglaisi, was killed by the Ulaid.
Cormac son of Ciarán, prior of Cluain Ferta Brénainn and superior of Tuaim dá Gualann, dies.
Conchobor son of Tadc, king of the three Connachta, ended his life as an old man.
Aedán, superior of Cluain Iraird, rested in peace.
Dub Inse, superior of Inis Caín Dega, dies.