Kalends of January
. AD 953 alias 954.
Flannacán son of Allchú, successor of Mac Nisse and Colmán of Ela, died.
Mael Coluim son of Domnall, king of Scotland, was killed.
Conn son of Erudán son of Gairbíth, king of Mag Dumai, was killed.
A great murrain of cattle throughout Ireland.
Ua Ruairc inflicted a great slaughter on the Cairpre and Tethba, and ua Ciardai, king of Cairpri, fell.
Céilechair, successor of Ciarán and Finnian, and Robartach, successor of Colum Cille and Adamnán, rested in Christ.
Niall ua Tolairg, Cellachán, king of Caisel, and Rechtabra, superior of Cell Achaid, died.
Bran son of Domnall, king of Cenél Laegaire of Brega, was killed.