Kalends of January
. AD 936 alias 937.
Diarmait son of Ailill, superior of Cell Chuilinn, rested in old age.
Bruatur son of Duibgilla, king of Uí Chennselaig, was killed.
Gairbíth son of Mael Eitig, king of Fir Rois, was killed by his kinsmen.
Cróngilla son of Cuilennán, king of Conaille of Muirtheimne, died of a sickness.
Conaing son of Niall, heir designate of Ireland, dies.
A great, lamentable and horrible battle was cruelly fought between the Saxons and the Norsemen, in which several thousands of Norsemen, who are uncounted, fell, but their king, Amlaíb, escaped with a few followers. A
p.387large number of Saxons fell on the other side, but Athelstan, king of the Saxons, enjoyed a great victory.
Mac Étig son of Ainnsemain, king of Mugdorna Maigen, died.
Fedach superior of Sláine, died.