Kalends of January
. AD 938 alias 939.
The plundering of Cell Chuilinn by the foreigners of Áth Cliathsomething which did not often happen.
Críchán son of Mael Muire, king of Uí Fhiachrach, dies.
Ailech was sacked against Muirchertach son of Niall, and he was brought off to the fleet, but ransomed himself afterwards.
Donnchad led an army into Brega, and Finnubair Abae was plundered, and the priest killed within the church, and another person besides.
Congalach son of Mael Mithig defeated the Gailenga Móra and the Gailenga Beca at Áth dá Loarc, and many fell there.
Athelstan, king of the Saxons, pillar of.the dignity of the western world, died an untroubled death.
Fínnechta son of Cellach, coarb of Daire, rested in Christ.